RFC3066 bis: use of ISO 639-1

Mark Davis mark.davis at jtcsv.com
Sat Dec 6 00:54:35 CET 2003

If we could trust the RAs to not reassign codes, that wouldn't be necessary.

However, we can still use the international standards as much as possible; we
just have to build in some mechanisms to protect ourselves against instabilities
in ISO.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
To: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
Sent: Fri, 2003 Dec 05 15:19
Subject: Re: RFC3066 bis: use of ISO 639-1

> At 15:16 -0800 2003-12-05, Mark Davis wrote:
> >That's a good idea, and would render it even more stable in the face of
> >'potential' mistakes by the other organization. The question is when we
> >do the same for the country codes, for which there is not even a publicly
> >available list.
> So much for international standards? I have misgivings.
> -- 
> Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com
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