Choice of language code for Serbian

Peter Constable petercon at
Mon Jan 12 21:28:58 CET 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Danilo Segan

> As far as I read, SCG should be used unless there are some
> ambiguities.  I've checked the archives of the list, but couldn't
> find anything related to strict "CS1" choice (I found a couple
> debates on CS assignment itself).
> So please let me know of the rationale for choosing CS1 over SCG.

I suspect that "CS1" was intended for illustration purposes only; unless
there are ambiguities that existing, it does seem like the alpha-3
identifier from ISO 3166-1, SCG, is what is the first alternative to be
used if there is an ambiguity problem with the alpha-2 identifier.

Peter Constable
Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies
Microsoft Windows Division

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