RE: [Ltru] Re: Language tags in the future version of HTTP

Peter Constable <petercon@microsoft.com> Sat, 01 December 2007 18:44 UTC

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Subject: RE: [Ltru] Re: Language tags in the future version of HTTP
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> From: Doug Ewell [mailto:dewell@roadrunner.com]

> (BTW, are we going to remove the extlang production from the syntax and
> add a lot more items to the "irregular" list, or are we going to leave
> the production in place and cause people to scratch their heads
> wondering what it's there for?)

Well, that's up to this list to decide. It was what those of us in the teleconf had in mind. It looks to me like there hasn't been a clear statement of recommendations coming out of that teleconf, so I'll write separately on that.


> If their home-grown syntax doesn't agree with BCP 47, it's not clear
> which one people will believe.  Remember how many people thought RFC
> 1766 and 3066 promised only "xx" and "xx-XX".

+1


Peter
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