Registration request for new subtags for Portuguese orthographies

"Martin J. Dürst" duerst at
Tue Mar 24 11:34:55 CET 2015

[sorry, correction]

On 2015/03/24 18:57, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:

> These are at at one end of a continuum, on what might call the "high
> precision" side. Many of the subtags we have are way over to the other
> side, towards "low precision". An example would be 'gsw', which stands
> for Swiss German, Alemannic, and Alsatian, all lumped together where
> neither of these (in particular not Swiss German) comes in a wide
> variety of dialects.

"comes in a wide variety of dialects" -> "comes with a single, precise 
orthography" (Swiss German doesn't have any orthography, and neither do 
any of the dialects. When Swiss German is written, it's the writer who 
decides how to write, based on how s/he speaks.)

Regards,   Martin.

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