Language Subtag Registration

Michael Everson everson at
Thu Oct 29 01:02:24 CET 2015

On 28 Oct 2015, at 15:59, David Starner <prosfilaes at> wrote:
> I object to "this will lead to…".

I made this registration on behalf of Amir Aharoni who raised it on the Wikimedia Foundation Language Committee list. (I am also a member of that committee.)

> I've seen no evidence of any use of this language registry on Wikimedia. 


> I believe there's one case of a Wikipedia with an ISO 639 tag sitting on the wrong ISO 639 tag and the issue being considered important enough to justify the change.

Yes, for instance (which should be for Tosk Albanian) is being changed to (for Swiss German).

"This will lead to” is what they want to do with because they want to follow standards better than they have in the past.

Michael Everson *

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