Ambiguity (Announcing draft-langtags-phillips-davis-00.txt)
mark.davis at jtcsv.com
Mon Nov 17 18:23:41 CET 2003
For 3066, that one doesn't matter, since there is a 2-letter code (jv) that is
used in preference.
We are going by the table in
http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/codechanges.html for the deprecated codes.
Note: I see the code "sh" which is marked as Deprecated, but not as [withdrawn],
that needs to be added to the list in 3066bis.
(We have a Serbian in our group who remarked recently that he is becoming
remarkably multilingual. He used to be fluent in English and Serbo-croatian;
suddenly he became fluent in 3 languages: English, Serbian, and Croatian; and it
appears that he will very shortly become fluent in 4 languages: English,
Serbian, Croatian, and Montenegrin! From 2 to 4 languages with no effort on his
part -- that's progress.)
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Ewell" <dewell at adelphia.net>
To: <ietf-languages at alvestrand.no>
Sent: Mon, 2003 Nov 17 08:44
Subject: Re: Ambiguity (Announcing draft-langtags-phillips-davis-00.txt)
> Peter Edberg <pedberg at apple dot com> wrote:
> >> No assigned ISO 639 code has changed since 1989, long before the
> >> current Internet usage of language codes made stability a much more
> >> important issue...
> > No assigned 2-letter ISO 639 codes have changed since 1989. But wasn't
> > 'jaw' (for Javanese) deprecated in 2001?
> Oops, you're right. I missed that one. I guess there's a bigger
> instability problem than I thought.
> -Doug Ewell
> Fullerton, California
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