[Ltru] RE: Using the "eur" tag

Peter Constable petercon at microsoft.com
Wed Jan 30 19:51:18 CET 2008

> From: Jukka K. Korpela [mailto:jkorpela at cs.tut.fi]

> > It still makes the registration of a code element for this joke
> > in the 639-3 registry a mistake.
> I tend to agree, on the grounds that "Europanto" is not a language
> under
> any normal meaning for "language".

Even if it is considered a mistake, we must be careful about what happens in a coding system: a semantic *has* been encoded in 639-3, and that semantic/code element pair is stable and will not disappear.


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