Language for taxonomic names, redux

Andy Mabbett andy at
Wed Feb 22 11:55:51 CET 2017

On 21 February 2017 at 22:40, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:

>> So a subtag of la could be a quick and easy solution. la-taxo?
> RFC 5646, Section 2.2.5, item 4:

> 1.  Variant subtags that begin with a letter (a-z, A-Z) MUST be
>     at least five characters long.

-taxon would satisfy that requirement, and its meaning should be clear
and understandable internationally.

Andy Mabbett

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