Simple: Language Subtag Registration
kent.karlsson14 at telia.com
Mon Dec 14 22:26:37 CET 2015
Den 2015-12-14 21:47, skrev "Doug Ewell" <doug at ewellic.org>:
> Luc Pardon wrote:
> This could be addressed by stating that the "additional
> subtag" must
> have the root language + "simple" as its prefix.
> Subtag: newspeak
> Prefix: en-simple
I believe this is everybody's
For what it's worth, the registration form for 'hepburn' said:
> for particular purposes a need arises to tag specific,
subvariants of Hepburn, they can be added in future."
> reiterating how such a tag would be built, since this is
> described in BCP 47. But it would be harmless to
change the present text to
> "Additional subtags may be registered *for
use with 'simple'* to indicate
> specific varieties if necessary."
I sort of agree, but note that if subtags for a level system is added (and I
think that at some point would be useful), like fr-simple-levelB2, this "for
use with" cannot be formalized as Prefix fields, since "Prefix: *-simple" is
not allowed, and the level system should be language independent.
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