Re: [Ltru] Proposed -t0- subtag

Mark Davis ☕ <mark@macchiato.com> Fri, 15 July 2011 17:56 UTC

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I agree; so I think we ought to see how everything works first, before
extending.

Mark
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On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 09:14, Doug Ewell <doug@ewellic.org> wrote:

> Mark Davis 🍮 <mark at macchiato dot com> wrote:
>
> >> My concern is that the -t-...-t- mechanism would come to be used,
> >> which would violate the RFC.
> >
> > We already see the far more common en-GB-FR (meaning en-GB and the
> > user is currently in FR). There are so many other ways to violate the
> > BCP47 RFC that duplicate -t- extensions pale in comparison. Any
> > implementation of BCP47 already needs to deal with goofy tags.
>
> I don't think that's a great reason to open the door even wider.  But
> I'm also not sure how much demand there will be in the real world to
> stack these "transformed from" identifiers two or more levels deep.  (We
> can always contrive our own examples, of course.)
>
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