ISO 639 decision: arc = Official Aramaic; Imperial Aramaic

Doug Ewell dewell at
Sun Jun 3 19:35:20 CEST 2007

Håvard Hjulstad <HHj at standard dot no> wrote:

> There are many languages called "Xyz Aramaic"; see the ISO 639-3 web site: 
> It was found that "arc" had previously been 
> used practically exclusively for "Official Aramaic", and it was deemed 
> more appropriate to modify the name to reflect that.

Is it agreed, then, that this is a clarifying change and not a functionally 
narrowing change?  I have the LSR registration form all ready to submit if 
it is so agreed.

Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14

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