Delay in registering new ISO-based subtags
everson at evertype.com
Sun Mar 5 00:29:59 CET 2006
At 13:13 -0800 2006-03-04, Doug Ewell wrote:
>I'd like to know if the reason for this delay is:
>1. Confusion over whether RFC 3066bis applies here; that is,
>whether we are in the "RFC 3066bis era" yet.
I thought that the registry was cancelled and nothing could be added to it.
>2. Confusion over whether Michael Everson is the Language Subtag
>Reviewer responsible for this.
I don't know. I have not resigned (though I have been tempted, mostly
due to receipt of mail from a particular loon). Several people have
asked me specifically NOT to resign.
>IESG stated on February 21  that "We also confirm that the IETF
>language reviewer remains Michael Everson."
No one told me. Is it true?
>3. Confusion over the procedure (or workload) necessary to make
>this happen, or the appropriateness of the subtags.
I am happy to admit of confusion.
>I have done everything necessary to allow the Reviewer to
>copy-and-paste the request forms into an e-mail that can simply be
>forwarded to IANA. This would not take long.
No, it wouldn't. Am I the Reviewer?
>4. Unavailability of the Reviewer.
I was in Thailand and Myanmar for a fortnight. I am home now.
>5. Refusal to perform the action, or some other problem.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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