Language for taxonomic names, redux

Doug Ewell doug at
Fri Feb 24 22:07:58 CET 2017

Andy Mabbett wrote:

> In 2003, I wrote:

Andy, can you update your registration form from 2003 to the template
provided in RFC 5646 (Figure 5, Section 3.5, page 42)? The form and
registration process have changed a bit in the past 14 years, and you
might wish to make some additions and modifications as well, especially
in light of the present discussion.

I can provide the corresponding proposed record, so that at least these
clerical details won't cause any delays if it is decided to approve the

As a minor note, I might suggest modifying the Description so it looks
more like a brief label and less like an explanation (see other variant
subtags for comparison), but others might think it's fine as is.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |

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