PROPOSAL: Remove Deprecation on "sh" in the IANA subtag registry
Mark Davis ⌛
mark at macchiato.com
Thu Aug 27 17:00:21 CEST 2009
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 06:10, Doug Ewell <doug at ewellic.org> wrote:
> We haven't had any discussion in two weeks on the proposal to
> un-deprecate 'sh', but the latest proposal by Addison (with a new
> Comments field) hasn't yet been posted in a single form-and-record
> Addison suggested:
> > Comment: For most modern uses, the subtags for languages enclosed by
> > this macrolanguage are usually preferred, cf. "sr" (Serbian), "hr"
> > (Croatian), "bs" (Bosnian).
> and I wanted to propose something like this instead:
> > Comments: sr, hr, bs are preferred for most modern uses
> to avoid dragging "macrolanguage" into the picture and to avoid
> repeating the names of other subtags (which may change).
> I also asked (twice) for clarification on what difference it makes that
> 'sh' is a macrolanguage, or more precisely, corresponds to ISO 639-3
> 'hbs' which is a macrolanguage in that standard. I still don't see what
> being a macrolanguage has to do with being deprecated or not deprecated.
> I withdraw any objections to removing the Deprecated field from this
> subtag, but would like it to be for the right, defensible reason, such
> as that the status of the code element in 639-3 is believed to supersede
> that of 639-1.
Yes, that is the right reason.
> Doug Ewell * Thornton, Colorado, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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