request for subtag for Elfdalian

Michael Everson everson at
Mon Mar 7 22:25:45 CET 2016

On 7 Mar 2016, at 20:54, Peter Constable <petercon at> wrote:
> Why? I'm not the one making any decisions in this case. People have said there is a significant linguistic distinction, and I'm willing to assume that's the case.

I thought you might be interested. The article on the Wikipedia shows it clearly enough. 

> But you can't expect the RA to make those assumptions without providing evidential information. I'm just questioning critiques made of the RA's decision in regard to a proposal with only certain information provided, and making suggestions on what other kinds of information might be provided.

What should happen? Should we include paradigm tables? A description of the historical phonology? 

Michael Everson *

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