Keld Jørn Simonsen
keld at dkuug.dk
Tue Jul 29 21:16:11 CEST 2008
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 09:05:50AM -0700, Phillips, Addison wrote:
> Actually, we don't. What we require is a copy of the code list at some point and the cooperation of the RA when changes are made from that point. One of the reasons for having a registry in the first place was the chaos that resulted from having multiple, free, un-synchronized mirrors of core standards that were themselves not freely available.
It looks like ISO will put the information on 639-5 publically
available within a reasonable timeframe. I refer to the information
> Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 09:28:02 -0400
> From: "Rebecca S. Guenther" <rgue at loc.gov>
> Subject: Re: FW: ISO 639-5
> To: ISOJAC at sun8.LOC.GOV
> Yes, we are planning to do that.
> I will say by the end of August but will try to get to it before that
> (except that I have some vacation plans).
> I will ask the group to look it over when there is a draft.
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2008, Peter Constable wrote:
> > I'm guessing that LOC is planning to have info on ISO 639-5 posted on
> > their 639 Web site. If so, can we get an ETA on when that is expected
> > to be available? (A dependency to ISO 639-5 is being taken in the
> > update to RFC 4646.)
> > Thanks
> > Peter
> Addison Phillips
> Globalization Architect -- Lab126
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-
> > bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell
> > Sent: Monday, July 28, 2008 9:37 PM
> > To: ietf-languages at iana.org
> > Subject: Re: ISO 639-5
> > Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic dot fr> wrote:
> > >> where and when will the details of ISO 639-5 standard be freely
> > >> available?
> > >
> > > Never? This is ISO, after all.
> > I hope this only refers to the details of the standard proper, not
> > the
> > code list, which is still not freely available.
> > As editor of 4645bis, I was a strong proponent of including the ISO
> > 639-5 code elements in the expanded Language Subtag Registry,
> > provided
> > that the 639-5 code list would be made freely available with little
> > delay. If this is not going to happen -- and I'm basing that
> > likelihood
> > not so much on Stéphane's remark as on the continuing lack of
> > information from the RA -- then perhaps we in LTRU need to revisit
> > that
> > decision. We require all of the other core standards to have
> > freely
> > available code lists.
> > --
> > Doug Ewell * Thornton, Colorado, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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