The limit of language codes
debbie at ictmarketing.co.uk
Tue Feb 20 16:15:51 CET 2007
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> From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no
> [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Jon Hanna
> Sent: 20 February 2007 14:52
> To: ietf-languages at iana.org
> Subject: Re: The limit of language codes
> Marion Gunn wrote:
> > it makes more sense to fix that old
> > (gb) error by matching the correct, newer (uk) code to such
> > codes as it happens to fit.
> It would seem that ISO tends to listen to requests for ISO
> code changes for countries when they come from the national
> standards bodies of the countries in question. Hence the BSI
> would be the people to propose this through.
> Given the requirements for massive changes to many running
> systems that would change the internal workings of millions
> of pounds worth of systems in the UK alone for no benefit and
> indeed no visible change, I doubt it would be accepted.
> Still, BSI are the people you should be talking to.
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