Simple: Language Subtag Registration

Doug Ewell doug at
Mon Dec 14 22:39:35 CET 2015

Kent Karlsson wrote:

> 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.

This is true. But keep in mind that the Prefix field is only a
suggestion anyway, not a firm requirement, and in a case like this the
suggestion could be made in the registration form, or even in the
Comments field.

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO 🇺🇸

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