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Re: Bengali Locale Specific Data (RFC 3066)

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 08:25:59 -0400
To: Goutam Kumar Saha <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>
Cc: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060601122559.GV10710@ccil.org>

Goutam Kumar Saha scripsit:

> Can we add locale specific data as  "bn-selet" for a dialect of Bengali
> called "Selet" ?  Can we use   "bn-selet-BD" for Bengali dialect called
> "Selet" in Bangladesh and "bn-selet-IN-AS" for Bengali dialect called
> "Selet" in the state of Assam, India?

The correct forms are bn-BD-selet and bn-IN-selet (no provision is
made for parts of a country in language tags).  However, the "selet"
subtag must first be registered on the ietf-languages@iana.org list.
Please join that list and propose it.

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