More comments on draft-03

Harald Tveit Alvestrand harald at
Sun Jun 13 12:58:48 CEST 2004

--On 12. juni 2004 14:47 -0700 Doug Ewell <dewell at> wrote:

> 7.  I disagree with Harald Tveit Alvestrand that the successor to RFC
> 3066 should be delayed until the ISO 639/RA JAC comes up with an exact
> definition of how it allocates codes in various parts.  This is indeed
> Somebody Else's Problem, the JAC's.  The need to update RFC 3066 to
> incorporate script codes and to fix other issues should not wait,
> possibly years, for the JAC to provide this detail into their mechanism.

so do I....

what I was saying was in reference to a hypothetical "3066ter" - ie the 
NEXT round of language tags revision. I'm all in favour of not doing 
anything about that until 639/RA JAC is finished with its work.


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