Simple: Language Subtag Registration

Shawn Steele Shawn.Steele at
Tue Dec 15 01:47:01 CET 2015

Fine to me.

From: Ietf-languages [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Mark Davis ??
Sent: December 9, 2015 11:49 PM
To: Michael Everson <everson at>
Cc: ietflang IETF Languages Discussion <ietf-languages at>; Amir Aharoni <amir.aharoni at>
Subject: Re: Simple: Language Subtag Registration

Looks good to me.


On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 10:07 PM, Michael Everson <everson at<mailto:everson at>> wrote:

File-Date: 2015-xx-xx
Type: variant
Subtag: simple
Description: Simplified form
Added: 2015-xx-xx



1. Name of requester: Michael Everson
2. E-mail address of requester: everson @<>
3. Record Requested:

Type:   variant
Subtag: simple
Description: Simplified form

4. Intended meaning of the subtag:

The subtag is intended to represent a generic simplification of a root language. Additional subtags may be registered to indicate a specific form if necessary.

5. Reference to published description of the language (book or article):

Omitted.  There are numerous schemes for simplifying many languages. Names of some of these include Ogden’s Basic English, Voice of America English, Wikipedia Simplified English, Français fondamental, Latino sine flexione, and so on.

6. Any other relevant information:

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