ISO 639 - New item approved - N'Ko

Mark Crispin MRC at CAC.Washington.EDU
Sat Jun 10 01:08:14 CEST 2006

On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Caoimhin O Donnaile wrote:
> Nevertheless, "ASCIIfied English", if we can call it that, might still
> be useful, and one possible policy would be for the registry to store as
> Descriptions, for every language:
> - the ASCIIfied English name
> - the native name (only if different from the above?) in full Unicode glory

Thanks for rephrasing what I've been advocating, in a perhaps clearer 

Note that the "native name" may be different from the "ASCIIfied English" 
(or "i-default") name, even if the "native" language is English.

-- Mark --
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