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Re: 2 many language tags for Norwegian

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 18:10:26 +0200
Message-ID: <481899F2.9040101@malform.no>
To: Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar.bittersmann@web.de>
CC: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, www-international@w3.org

Gunnar Bittersmann 2008-04-30 17.38:
> Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> > Aah... gsw. Swiss German. Added in 2006, according to the language 
> > subtag registry.
> > 
> > So why no use de-CH instead?
>
> Frank has pointed out the differences already. For a German, it would be no problem to unterstand 'de-CH', but hard to nearly unimpossible to understand SchwyzerdŁtsch 'gsw'. (People speaking 'gsw' are subtitled on DE/AT/CH TV channel 3sat.)
>
>   

I got that point now. And the list also got that I think 'de-gsw' should 
be fine.

Allthough, I  - not being German at all -  find it relatively easy to 
hack myself through an Alemannisch text, only having learned standard 
German for 4 years in obligatory school.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Wednesday, 30 April 2008 16:11:06 GMT

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