RFC 4645bis: making 'pes' and 'prs' extlangs

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at comhem.se
Fri Dec 5 00:07:28 CET 2008

These two are covered by the macrolanguage code "fa"/"fas" by ISO 639-3.
"extlang" stuff is LTRU stuff (as yet, will be ietf-languages stuff when
RFC4646bis is final), not 639-3 RA. "fa" was not picked up for having any
"extlang"s (and still is not).

    /kent k

Den 2008-12-04 23.45, skrev "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>:

> We need to progress this with ISO 639-3 team. What's the best way to
> do this?
> On 4 Dec 2008, at 22:41, Roozbeh Pournader wrote:
>> The problem is "Farsi" in the description field of "pes" and "prs".
>> They are "Western Farsi" and "Eastern Farsi" in the prototype
>> registry (the names come from ISO 639-3). They need to become
>> "Western Persian" and "Eastern Persian" or something like that.
>> I would need to pursue that with 639-3 people first, of course.
>> Best,
>> Roozbeh
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