mark.davis at jtcsv.com
Tue Apr 12 01:13:26 CEST 2005
We do see the need for Serbian tags: I'll file the forms for that, since we
had missed them earlier. And I would not be so sure about Bosnian or Tajiki.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Cowan" <jcowan at reutershealth.com>
To: "Peter Constable" <petercon at microsoft.com>
Cc: <ietf-languages at alvestrand.no>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 16:04
Subject: Re: recently-approved tags
> Peter Constable scripsit:
> > That leaves the following, which I'm still wondering about:
> > bs-Cyrl-BA
> > bs-Latn-BA
> I believe that Bosnian is in the same situation as Inuktitut: spoken
> entirely in Bosnia, making these tags unnecessary.
> > tg-Arab-TJ
> > tg-Cyrl-TJ
> Ethnologue 15 (which is up and running now) says Tajiki is "also spoken in
Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia (Asia), Turkmenistan, Ukraine,
> Presumably it has, or has had, both Cyrillic and Arabic orthography in
> all of these countries. Since Tajiki is rather invariant (again according
> to Ethnologue), I don't see evidence that lang-script-country tags are
> > mn-Cyrl-MN
> > mn-Mong-CN
> What happened to mn-Mong-MN, which is pretty important these days?
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