Region subtags and orthographic variants

Doug Ewell doug at
Wed Apr 15 21:33:56 CEST 2015

Yury <yury dot tarasievich at gmail dot com> wrote:

> Question: is there a form/procedure for renaming the registry tag? Is it
> just remove+register?

Subtags can be deprecated, but are never removed from the Registry. The
procedure is to register a new subtag and deprecate the old one. This
normally wouldn't be done simply to change the string of characters,

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO 🇺🇸

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