Many languages - how to code?

John Cowan
Sat, 4 May 2002 14:31:39 -0400 (EDT)

John Clews scripsit:

> Currently we could face the possible scenario that there could be
> three different schemas in operation: SIL codes, ISO codes, and IETF
> tags for the same languages.

IETF tags are explicitly derived from, and subordinated to, ISO ones;
any existing IETF code that is synonymous with a newly created ISO one
is swiftly deprecated by our ever-vigilant Michael Everson.

John Cowan <>
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_