registration requests re Portuguese

Mark Davis ☕️ mark at
Tue Apr 14 10:46:48 CEST 2015

We need to focus. The topic at hand is the prefix for the proposed
portuguese variants.

Please change the subject line if you are going to be drifting off into
other topics, such as general philosophical discussions of region subtags
in general.

Mark <>

*— Il meglio è l’inimico del bene —*

On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 1:43 PM, Yury <yury.tarasievich at> wrote:

> On 04/13/2015 06:11 PM, Doug Ewell wrote:
>> Yury <yury dot tarasievich at gmail dot com> wrote:
> ...
>> OK, I thought you were arguing that region subtags in general were
>> unnecessary. I agree that they add no value as part of the Prefix fields
>> of the proposed variant subtags.
> Unnecessary (not helping) when official rulesets are involved, like in
> <pt> case discussed. In other analogous cases, too, possibly.
> As to the 'region' subtags in general, there actually ARE two types of
> text sets, for which 'region' is useful, one being the widely (wildly :)
> generalised specification of <en_US> sort (which David was talking about),
> another of more specialised nature, examples presented by _subjects_ of the
> philological papers on regional dialects. There, however, 'region'=country
> equivalence typically isn't precise enough.
> -Yury
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