Re: registration of dialects

From: Addison Phillips (
Date: Wed Sep 13 2006 - 12:07:02 CDT

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    Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
    > Since, you use the word "tags", may be you refer to IETF RFC 4646
    > ( If so, the tags are indeed
    > registered at IANA
    > ( but they
    > are typically copied from various ISO-639-* standards, (see

    A small addition: dialects *within* a language do exist and can be
    registered as "variant" subtags if existing subtags are not sufficient.

    Best Regards,


    Addison Phillips
    Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
    Internationalization is an architecture.
    It is not a feature.

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