Re: [Ltru] Proposed -t0- subtag

John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org> Thu, 14 July 2011 17:26 UTC

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Mark Davis â?? scripsit:

> I'm a bit hesitant to do so, however, until we've had more experience with
> use cases. With regular language tags, for example, I cannot indicate that I
> speak Californian English with the pin-pen merger. 

Well, unless you register a variant subtag such as "inkpin".

> Ok, that's a bit fanciful. But the point is that I think we need to get some
> more experience with 2 levels (source+target) before we see what makes sense
> beyond that. For those people with particular immediate requirements, a
> mechanism could be used in the meantime.

My concern is that the -t-...-t- mechanism would come to be used, which would
violate the RFC.

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                John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>