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> Are you saying that Valencian and Catalan are not the same language?
No: they are the same language. The position that I understand is that
Valencian is a dialect of Catalan, and that is the official position.
There was _a_lot_ of official opposition in Spain to the idea that
Valencian sbould have a separate code, when I solicited
information on this in January 2000.
That's why I reacted to Rebecca's email.
> Variants can be encoded with RFC 3166: ca-valencian
That's in RFC 3066 (which is fine, if such a registration were to be
allocated). Is "ca-valencian" already allocated by you, or likely to
Rebecca's email implied some change (not specified in detail) in
ISO 639-2 itself, through the maintenance process.
Håvard raises another point about specific needs for Valencian in
relation to computer systems which I will answer separately.
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