'car' in different ISO 639 parts

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Mon Jun 9 17:24:01 CEST 2008

Frank Ellermann scripsit:

> Is ISO 639-5 something I can look up on the Web, does it have
> an URL not leading to a "pay for PDF" page ?  

Not yet, but it is expected to become so soon.

> So far ISO 639-2 "frs" vs. 639-3 "stq" is interesting enough,
> adding more sources to the mix would increase the number of
> sources for potential confusion.  Ideally the various branches
> of ISO 639 should sort it out before it hits the review list.

Ideally.  I feel confident that this is a mere oversight that
the RA/JAC will soon sort out.  That's why the JAC exists.

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