[Ltru] RE: [newsml-2] japanese scripts (was: person/name given and family elements)

Harald Tveit Alvestrand harald at alvestrand.no
Sat Feb 11 16:02:10 CET 2006

--On fredag, februar 10, 2006 19:23:07 +0000 Misha Wolf 
<Misha.Wolf at reuters.com> wrote:

> Hi Addison,
> The problem is that we don't need a new subtag.  We need, rather, to be
> able to use the script subtags which exist in the new registry (in
> particular Hani, Kana and Hrkt).  As the new RFC isn't yet fully baked,
> we're assuming that we must not do that.  And as the old registry has
> been closed, I'm assuming that it's too late to request ja-Hani, ja-Kana
> and ja-Hrkt under the old regime.

my advice would be to use them - and let the bureaucracies of the IETF take 
their own sweet time.

The only thing we can do to help them along is to finish the comparator 
draft (and - shame on me - I need to review it again :-( )


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