(iso639.2708) RE: ISO 639-2 decision: "mis"
dewell at roadrunner.com
Tue Jun 19 05:24:42 CEST 2007
Peter Constable <petercon at microsoft dot com> wrote:
> To suggest that users needn't worry about their content tagged 'root'
> after a new language is coded is IMO bad advice. They certainly *should*
> worry if they want their data to be useful: they'll want to re-tag the
> relevant content with the newly-coded ID, else they end up with data that
> won't compare. At least if they know that the addition will narrow the
> extension and potentially invalidate tagging on some of their content,
> they're more likely to pay attention; what you suggest can give the
> impression that they don't have any particular worry, which is not the
+1. And not only that, but we are venturing farther and farther into the
obscure corner cases. Why would we want people to use such a tag, and why
would we spend the effort to talk about it?
Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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