Scottish English

Peter Constable petercon at
Thu Oct 20 23:40:23 CEST 2005

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael Everson

> >On the one hand, you don't want to make the descriptors given for
> >languages a normative part of the standard, but on the other hand,
> >an identifier is meant to identify the concept of a particular
> >language [...]
> Strictly speaking, the identifiers represent the names of particular
> languages.

The names are intended to be indicators of a particular concept. Thus, the overall aim is still that the identifier represent a particular concept.

Peter Constable

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