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Re: I can't find my language tag in Language Subtag Registry

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 17:45:05 +0200
Message-ID: <52654C01.6000701@w3.org>
To: Mats Blakstad <mats.gbproject@gmail.com>, www-international <www-international@w3.org>
Hi Mats,

the list www-international may be of more help with regards to language 
tags. This tool
http://people.w3.org/rishida/utils/subtags/
may help you to find what is in the subtag registry. I don't know how to 
answer your question, maybe others on this list do.

- Felix

Am 18.10.13 20:02, schrieb Mats Blakstad:
> I have a website were we will provide two different translations for 
> two dialects of Cape Verdean Creole. One is from Island of Santiago 
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santiago,_Cape_Verde> and another one 
> is from Island of São Vicente 
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%C3%A3o_Vicente,_Cape_Verde>.
>
> In the Language Subtag Registry there is only one subtag for Cape 
> Verdean Creole (kea) and one reginal code for Cape Verde (CV). So I 
> wonder if there is any best practice for language tags for dialects?
>
> Can I use regional ISO 3166-2 tags? I found two that correspond good 
> to the two different dialects:
>
> Sourhern region <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilhas_de_Sotavento> ISO 
> 3166-2 = CV-B
> Northern region <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilhas_de_Barlavento> 
> ISO 3166-2 = CV-S
>
> More info:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-2:CV
>
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