Alpha-4 language codes

Debbie Garside debbie at
Wed Jun 30 14:44:28 CEST 2004

We can always add a preceding L... Then it becomes a five letter code...


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[mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
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Subject: Re: Alpha-4 language codes

At 13:15 +0100 2004-06-30, John Clews wrote:
>What does ISO 639 and its users gain from a four letter code?

Confusion with ISO 15924?

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