Distinguishing Greek and Greek
L.Gillam at surrey.ac.uk
Fri Apr 15 17:48:29 CEST 2005
On 15 April 2005 14:21 Jefsey Morfin declared:
> ISO 639-3 pet idea is reference name in any language, who
> care ... hmm! if
> in English ... or autonyms (autonym for French being ...
> "french"). Where
> do you find the terms?
> Not really multitechnology: there are people here keeping
> reminding that
> most languages are not written. This is why you need an icon for them.
I'm not sure whether this is an argument for or against 639-3, or
for or against reference names. I wonder, however, if Jefsey can
think of a spoken language that cannot be named?
I think the "country flag" problem has been identified previously.
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