iu-ike (Eastern Canadian Inuktitut) and iu-ikt (Western Canadian Inuktitut), etc

John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com
Sun Feb 6 10:28:32 CET 2005

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> > I'm dubious about registering any of these subtags in advance of ISO
> > 639-3 being completed, however.
> I agree completely.  We make a big deal out of code stability in RFC
> 3066bis, for good reason.  I believe it would send the wrong message to
> allow subtags based on a draft standard, which by definition is not
> stable.

I agree as well.  I did not intend to suggest that ISO 639-3 tags would
be suitable for registration yet.

John Cowan    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan   <jcowan at reutershealth.com>
    "Any legal document draws most of its meaning from context.  A telegram
    that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
    5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
    as any, even sans digital signature." --me

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