Converting non-ASCII to ASCII
addison at yahoo-inc.com
Tue Jun 26 20:57:14 CEST 2007
CE Whitehead wrote:
>> > The question of providing pure-ASCII transliterations for every
>> string > in the Registry that includes a hex NCR, even something like
>> > Provençal, is an operational detail, and does belong on this
>> list > IMHO.
> for ltru then?
No. LTRU is for discussing rules and requirements for items in the
registry. If you want to have (or not have) specific transliterations,
that is a registration request and/or policy discussion for ietf-languages.
> Thanks. Thus we can resubmit any/all comments fields to include
> transliterations here (who does that? Anyone? Michael Everson?).
No. You cannot resubmit a request in this case. You (or anyone,
including Michael) can submit a new request to modify an existing
record, subject to the subtag reviewer's approval and the discussion on
See RFC 4646, Section 3.5:
This procedure MAY also be used to register or alter the information for
the "Description", "Comments", "Deprecated", or "Prefix" fields in a
subtag's record as described in Section 3.4 (Stability of IANA Registry
Entries). Changes to all other fields in the IANA registry are NOT
Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
Chair -- W3C Internationalization Core WG
Internationalization is an architecture.
It is not a feature.
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