RFC3066bis: looking ahead

Peter Constable petercon at microsoft.com
Tue Jan 20 21:23:45 CET 2004

> From: jcowan at reutershealth.com [mailto:jcowan at reutershealth.com]

> > My inclination is that we should go further, though, in
> > freezing the use of two-letter identifiers from ISO 639-1 to exactly
> > those that are in use today.
> What happens when existing countries are divided?

Note that I said "from ISO 639-1"; of course we need to use new alpha-2
IDs from ISO 3166 as they arise.

Peter Constable
Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies
Microsoft Windows Division

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