Registration request for new subtags for Portuguese orthographies

Doug Ewell doug at
Wed Mar 25 15:50:06 CET 2015

It occurred to me that many of the arguments in favor of registering
'ao1990' and friends have had to do with identifying content, or
choosing one resource over another, whereas many of the arguments
against registration have to do with defining spell-checkers for such

This gets to the question of whether the purpose of registering a
variant is to identify the language variation and allow tagging of
content, or to help define the variation.

All of the scenarios put forth are valid use cases for language tags.

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO 🇺🇸

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