ISO 639 - New item approved - N'Ko

Addison Phillips addison at
Thu Jun 8 17:19:35 CEST 2006

We are in violent agreement on what the *policy* should be, but it represents "revisionist history" to say that non-English representations weren't the point. Non-English descriptions were precisely the point at the time. Their inclusion is potentially confusing or disruptive, so I wouldn't support such registrations.

Hence the stress in this sentence:

> The RFC allows nearly any language to be registered 
> and it doesn't delineate what is or is not appropriate to 
> *consider* for registration.


Addison Phillips
Internationalization Architect - Yahoo! Inc.

Internationalization is an architecture.
It is not a feature.  

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