registration requests re Portuguese

Yury yury.tarasievich at
Tue Apr 14 01:31:34 CEST 2015

On 04/13/2015 01:47 PM, cowan at wrote:
> national context, but there is no distinctively German variety of the
> English language comparable to en-CA, en-US, en-GB, en-AU, en-NZ,
> en-IE, en-ZA, en-IN, etc., so the language tag en-DE, though
> valid, is meaningless.
> Nevertheless, the use of the country tags for this purpose is
> convenient and traditional: there is no reason to add duplicative
> en-canuck, en-yankee, en-limey, en-ozite, en-enzed, en-paddy,
> en-saffer, or en-baboo tags.

Quite so. Up to the point something like the Oxford dictionary standard 
comes up, right? That's when 'region' elements become redundant and (or) 
Until there is very strong traditional attachment to the lang_COUNTRY 
form of prefix, or it is somehow otherwise undesirable to dispense with 


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