Results of Duplicate Busters Survey #2
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Sun Sep 7 02:18:45 CEST 2008
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Frank Ellermann
> IMO decreeing that RFC 4646 and older tags are obsoleted
> by whatever ISO 639-3 says is no option. There will be
> applications limiting themselves to RFC 4646 languages,
> all ISO 639-1/2 warts included. Interpreting such tags
> as defined in ISO 639-3 can result in unclear gibberish.
Alpha-3 language IDs that are in ISO 639-2 and the alpha-3 counterparts to alpha-2 IDs in ISO 639-1 represent the same semantics in ISO 639-3 as the items in ISO 639-1/-2.
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