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Tue Nov 18 23:43:20 CET 2008

ISO 639-3, which is updated annually, so such discrepancies are to be
expected.  The Ethnologue web site (as distinct from the SIL 639-3 web
site) is tied to the Ethnologue printed book, and new editions of that
are issued only every few years.  The 1st edition was issued in 1951,
and Wikipedia says that the next, or 16th, edition will be issued in 2009.

> 2. This is more of a request; it would be quite handy if the web
> queries (both for ISO 639-3 and the Ethnologue) also took the BCP 47
> forms, eg.
> worked just like:

I heartily agree.

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has so much been paid by so many      
to so few! (pace Winston Churchill)

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