From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Dec 20 2006 - 16:40:27 CST
Given that "min" is the ISO 639 ID for a Philippine language, Minangkabau, which is quite unrelated to Chinese, "zh-min-nan..." would be a bit of a non-sequitor.
This is not the only case in which Wikipedia is doing the wrong thing wrt language tags.
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> Subject: Re: Question about new locale language tags
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> >> According to this the following should be approriate:
> >> zh-nan-Latn-TW (Minnan using Latin script in Taiwan, aka. POJ)
> >> zh-nan-Hant-TW (Minnan using traditional Hanzi in Taiwan)
> shouldn' it be
> * zh-min-nan-Latn-TW
> * zh-min-nan-Hant-TW
> i.e. with **two** extlang subtags?
> I note that Wikipedia currently uses "zh-min-nan" for Minnan (independantly of the
> script used or the geographic region), not "zh-nan" ; are there other "Min" variants?
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