request for subtag for Elfdalian

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Mon Feb 29 11:29:55 CET 2016

Den 2016-02-29 02:22, skrev "Arthur Reutenauer"
<arthur.reutenauer at>:

> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 01:33:37AM +0100, Mats Blakstad wrote:
> >        The way I read their letter is that it is a temporary rejection,
> > they "look sympathetically" on the application and are open to approve it
> > in the future.
>   In the first paragraph of the rejection letter, they clearly tie a
> possible future acceptance to a change in the text of ISO 639-3, so that
> needs to happen first, and will likely take several years.

To me, the entire rejection letter seems confused. They talk about not
accepting it as a Part 2 code, something which no-one has requested,
but are (very) positive to a Part 3 code, which is what was requested,
but rejected.

/Kent K

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