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[Bug 14709] lang tag validation is insufficiently specified

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--- Comment #20 from John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> 2011-11-08 02:22:51 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #19)
> > For implementations the key distinction is whether validation means
> > that unknown values are nulled out or passed through to API's that
> > use language tags of one format or another.
> 
> ... it sounds as if you only have considered valid (that is:
> registered) primary language subtags. See comment #18. Do you want the
> entire language tag to be thrown away if it contain a single subtag
> that is invalid?

I think the points you raise are also valid.  I was only thinking about
the validity of the primary language subtag.

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