Language Variant subtags for Sanskrit
petercon at microsoft.com
Wed Jul 14 18:42:11 CEST 2010
I said as much several days ago, but nobody seems to have noticed.
Historic language varieties are candidates for encoding in ISO 639-3.
From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Caoimhin O Donnaile
> Just a comment: linguistically, Vedic Sanskrit is not so much a
> dialect of Sanskrit, but the ancestor of all Sanskrit dialects.
It seems to be treated as a separate language by LinguistList:
which would imply that the thing to do might be to apply for an ISO 639-3 code for it??
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