Excluding language subtag 'eur' (was: Re: Principles of Operation)
dewell at roadrunner.com
Wed Jan 30 22:15:27 CET 2008
Kent Karlsson <kent dot karlsson14 at comhem dot se> wrote:
>> As I said: the language is a joke, the code element is not.
> It still makes the registration of a code element for this joke in the
> 639-3 registry a mistake. I hope that code element will be removed
> from there before we incorporate 639-3 code elements into the IETF
> language subtag registry.
Speaking as editor of RFC 4645bis, I would need some specific wording in
RFC 4646bis to authorize this. I cannot in good faith exclude any
subtag from the 4645bis Registry without an objective justification, on
the basis that members of ietf-languages feel the subtag is silly or a
joke or a mistake. To do so would be a process failure in the truest
sense of the phrase.
(Speaking as a contributor, I absolutely agree that the "language"
Europanto is silly and a joke, and that its inclusion in ISO 639-3 was a
Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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