Registration of "byn" for Blin Language
locales at geez.org
Tue Apr 15 17:41:48 CEST 2003
> Please, no -- you've got enough references that an ISO 639 tag ought to be
> approved. I think it would be much more preferable to add an atomic ID in
> ISO 639-2 than "cus-byn" in IANA. I agree with Michael.
Well...so I thought, two years ago when "byn" was rejected for ISO 639. The
response from a LOC staff then was that too many of the references were on
the subject of Blin but not in the Blin language. So until more in-Blin
materials can be collected (some were 2002 but are not in the list),
"cus-byn" would be the next best thing.
If you think the ISO 639-2 rules are less rigid now, then I suppose its
worth another try.
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