Re: [Ltru] Language tags and (localization) processes (Re: draft-davis-t-langtag-ext)

CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com> Thu, 14 July 2011 15:48 UTC

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Hi, Andres, I think John's solution is the right one and it's worth mentioning both transforms if both affect the content sufficiently.
Take care.
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--C. E. Whiteheadcewcathar@hotmail.com 

> Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:20:48 -0400
> From: cowan@mercury.ccil.org
> To: Andrew.Glass@microsoft.com
> CC: cewcathar@hotmail.com; ltru@ietf.org; ietf-languages@iana.org
> Subject: Re: Language tags and (localization) processes (Re: [Ltru]	draft-davis-t-langtag-ext)
> 
> Andrew Glass scripsit:
> 
> > pi-Latn-t-pi-Sinh-t-pra
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > Do I understand the intent of the proposal correctly such that this
> > tag would be invalid because a singleton t follows the language tag
> > already introduced with t? 
> 
> No, it's invalid because it's invalid to have more than one -t-
> extension in the same tag.  But the -t- description could be extended to
> allow pi-Latn-t-pi-Sinh-t0-pra, or something of the sort.  What's banned
> in -t- is language tags containing -i- (all of which are grandfathered),
> because that looks like the -t- extension ends and a new -i- extension
> (not defined) starts.
> 
> -- 
> John Cowan                                cowan@ccil.org
> I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
> han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, LOTR:FOTR