Question on ISO-639:1988

Debbie Garside debbie at
Thu Jun 3 11:11:57 CEST 2004

The Linguasphere system was accepted as the draft for the British Standard
in 2001 by TS1.


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[mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at]On Behalf Of Jon Hanna
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Subject: RE: Question on ISO-639:1988

Quoting Debbie Garside <debbie at>:

> Basically the situation is this... LS 639 IS being developed and WILL be
> accepted as BS 8639

If you can know that something which is still being developed will be
as a BS then the speed of the BSI's approval process is beyond breathtaking.

Jon Hanna
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