Request for new language tag variant.

Doug Ewell doug at
Thu Apr 2 18:28:12 CEST 2015

Markus Scherer wrote:

> Funny as it is for April 1, Google has a little bit of support for
> that via and it would be kind of
> handy if we could use a real language tag.

Shawn Steele wrote:

> I, personally, have encountered stuff tagged with xx-pirate or some
> such far more often that I’ve seen –oed, for example.

Just wondering why folks would prefer "xx-pirate", which isn't BCP
47-compliant, over "x-pirate" or "en-x-pirate", which are.

Avast ye scalawags,

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO 🇺🇸 ☠

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