Criteria for languages?
everson at evertype.com
Tue Dec 1 20:01:57 CET 2009
On 1 Dec 2009, at 17:47, ISO639-3 at sil.org wrote:
> There are dozens of examples in the Library of Congress cataloging
> records which specifically state that the content is Latgalian, but
> the tag in the fixed length fields (008, 041) is 'lav'. Furthermore,
> their documentation (the MARC Code List for Languages) states that
> 'lav' should be used in this field when the content is in Latgalian.
Well, it shouldn't be difficult to re-tag "dozens" of records.
I might point out that all of the Irish records were re-tagged some
years back. I could look up the details, but it had to do with iri/gle
along with gla, glv, ga, gd, and gv.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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