[Ltru] fix for TP

Mark Davis mark.davis at icu-project.org
Mon Apr 21 17:32:11 CEST 2008

This was the only issue that was found, so you still have a pretty good

Yes, this would wait until the bis.


On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 11:30 PM, Doug Ewell <doug at ewellic.org> wrote:

> Mark Davis <mark dot davis at icu dash project dot org> wrote:
> > I am forwarding a requested fix for TP/TL.
> >
> >> The ending date for TP and the beginning date for TL in the IANA
> >> language subtag registry are wrong.  ISO 3166-1 V/5
> >> (http://www.iso.org/iso/newsletter_v-5_east_timor.pdf), effective
> >> 2002-05-20, indicates the code change.  ISO 3166-1 V/6
> >> (http://www.iso.org/iso/newsletter_v-6_timor_leste.pdf), effective
> >> 2002-11-15, indicates a name change from "East Timor" to
> >> "Timor-Leste".  Thus, TP's deprecation date should be 2002-05-20,
> >> which is the same date that the code is created.
> >
> > The person double-checked all of them, this was the only region subtag
> > problem he found. I don't think the procedures allow this to be fixed
> > yet, however (forwarding to LTRU).
> This is a bit embarrassing, actually, since I probably came up with that
> date and this is the sort of trivial detail I usually get right (perhaps
> at the expense of deeper issues).
> Having said that...
> Not only do the current rules not allow us to change a Deprecated date,
> I'm not sure it matters any more, since LTRU is talking about changing
> the rules to allow subtags to be un-deprecated, and has stated that
> reconstructing the state of the Registry as of a particular date is no
> longer a goal.  It may be that the exact date of deprecation will become
> totally irrelevant, and only the status (deprecated or not) will matter.
> In any event, since the Registry did not exist until 2005, it can't make
> much difference on which date in 2002 a given subtag is declared to have
> been deprecated.
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