revision of ISO 3166
everson at evertype.com
Tue Sep 7 15:18:25 CEST 2004
At 05:51 -0700 2004-09-07, Peter Constable wrote:
>Nobody seems to have anything they want to say regarding stability issues.
Is it necessary?
As the Language-Tag Reviewer, I have had little luck following the
drafts of the revisions, so early on I just threw up my hands and
waited for the rules to congeal by consensus of others. To date I
detect little actual consensus given the tug-of-war between people
who want a Swiss-army-knife code that doesn't just tag languages but
is a portmanteau for all the locale stuff people also want.
For years I have urged the ISO 639 and ISO 3166 committees to adhere
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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