Why alpha4 codes? [was: RE: Question on ISO-639:1988]

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Jun 4 23:21:45 CEST 2004

At 16:16 +0100 2004-06-04, Debbie Garside wrote:

>The Alpha4 codes used in ISO 15924 will not be used within LS639... there
>will be no duplication.  I'll hand over to Lee on the technical aspects...

ISO 15924 is not static. Codes will be added to it, and ANY of the 
available four-letter codes will be used. That's a promise.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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