New item in ISO 639-2 - Zaza
mark.davis at icu-project.org
Fri Aug 25 18:32:56 CEST 2006
If we have firm stability rules, then I'm ok with #2 also. But these rules
have to be very explicit and strong, something like: Once added to the
- a language subtag may be deprecated, but never becomes an extlang
- an extlang subtag may be deprecated, but never becomes a language
- the relationship of an extlang to a language tag (its macro
language) may be deprecated, but is never removed.
On 8/25/06, John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org> wrote:
> Addison Phillips scripsit:
> > The thing that bothers me about #1 is that, heretofore, nearly all
> > language tag processing required only the information in the language
> > tag(s), without reference to informative fields in the registry... that
> > is, one can match language tags "at a glance".
> I agree with this entire posting.
> Overhead, without any fuss, the stars were going out.
> --Arthur C. Clarke, "The Nine Billion Names of God"
> John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>
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