ISO 639 name changes

Håvard Hjulstad HHj at
Fri Dec 1 09:17:44 CET 2006

Please note that I posted a correction for the second item: French should be kirghiz (without the -e).


Håvard Hjulstad
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Subject: ISO 639 name changes

Håvard Hjulstad <HHj at standard dot no> wrote:

> ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee has approved the following:
> Identifier: rar (no change)
> English name: Rarotongan; Cook Islands Maori French name: rarotonga; 
> maori des les Cook
> ...
> Based on a change request the ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee has 
> decided the following:
> Identifiers: ky & kir
> English names: Kyrgyz; Kirghiz
> French name: kirghize
> Indigenous name: kyrgyz tili (i.e. кыргыз тили)

These should be automatic additions to the Registry, with no debate or controversy.  I'll post update forms shortly for Michael to send to IANA.

Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14

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