Registration request for new subtags for Portuguese orthographies
petercon at microsoft.com
Mon Mar 23 17:10:05 CET 2015
Evidently this process is broken.
From: Ietf-languages [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Mark Davis ??
Sent: Monday, March 23, 2015 7:15 AM
To: Doug Ewell
Cc: ietf-languages at iana.org
Subject: Re: Registration request for new subtags for Portuguese orthographies
Agreed. Certainly not what we expected when we wrote BCP47...
On Mar 23, 2015 2:45 PM, "Doug Ewell" <doug at ewellic.org<mailto:doug at ewellic.org>> wrote:
João Miguel Neves wrote:
Granted, you can argue that it was a mistake of
Mozilla of actually using BCP 47.
It's a sad day for BCP 47 when a user has a genuine need to distinguish real-world texts (not test cases) by documented language varieties, and their takeaway is that it was a mistake to try to use BCP 47 for that purpose.
Doug Ewell | http://ewellic.org | Thornton, CO 🇺🇸
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