ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol

Doug Ewell doug at
Thu Nov 6 15:22:16 CET 2008

CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:

> Basically I like Doug's suggestions for comments and also Debbie's 
> that we wait before implementing any suggestions for comments.

My suggestion was that we do not need any additional comments.  The 
Description fields should speak for themselves in this case.

> I do have a slight problem with specifying Moldovan as just an 
> alternate name for Romanian because, as I understand things, it is 
> Romanian as spoken in Moldova. But otherwise fine!

That's exactly what we do with "Dutch" and "Flemish", again reflecting 
the ISO 639 names.  Flemish is Dutch as spoken in Belgium.

Doug Ewell  *  Thornton, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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