Request for new language tag variant.

Markus Scherer at
Thu Apr 2 20:32:50 CEST 2015

On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 9:28 AM, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:

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

Google's use of "xx-private" predates BCP 47. Internally we convert it to a
different tag.

I did not mean to advocate this particular tag, just to point out that
there is contents for which Shawn's request would provide an appropriate
standard way for tagging.

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