New item in ISO 639-2 - Zaza

Peter Constable petercon at
Fri Aug 25 02:45:20 CEST 2006

> From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Frank Ellermann

> If "rkn" is first introduced as ordinary tag, then it could
> be registered independent of the older Ryukyu tags, they'd
> coexist for some days / weeks.
> Then 639-3 identifies "rkn" as macrolanguage,

The 639 JAC is not going to make a practice of introducing 'rkn' as one thing and then shortly afterward changing it to another. If it is intended to be a macrolanguage it will be created as such in 639 from the outset.

Peter Constable

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