Language Subtag Registration

Mark Davis ☕️ mark at
Thu Oct 15 18:44:03 CEST 2015

It is designed to follow the pattern already set out by regions, eg:
"es-CO" is "Spanish as used in Columbia"​


On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 6:11 PM, John Cowan <cowan at> wrote:

> Doug Ewell scripsit:
> > With the release of CLDR 28, it should now be possible to write
> > "en-CA-u-sd-canl" to mean "English as used in Newfoundland," with no
> > additional registrations required.
> I grant that I may be being too finicky here.  But it seems to me that
> "en-CA-u-sd-canl" means "whatever English(es)" are spoken in Newfoundland
> and Labrador, rather than the specific variety Newfoundland English.
> It seems to me that since I live in NYC and speak English, that I
> necessarily speak "en-US-u-sd-nyc", even though I do not speak English
> with the New York City accent (non-rhotic, PRICE-CHOICE-merging,
> non-hurry-furry-merging, etc.), which would be hypothetically
> "en-US-nynyc".
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