Proposal to remove Preferred-Value field for region YU in LTRU

Doug Ewell doug at
Sat Feb 28 19:57:25 CET 2009

"Phillips, Addison" <addison at amazon dot com> wrote:

> As for the issue of countries that separate, there is no reason that I
> can see to address it further in any draft, past or future, of BCP 47.
> When new countries are formed, they are always formed from all or part
> of an old region (even Antarctica has a code). UN M.49 and ISO 3166-1
> assign any new regions codes, which we use as subtags. There are quite
> detailed and clear rules in the current RFC for how this is to be
> done.

I agree, and furthermore, as long as the LTRU WG is active, this is not 
the venue to discuss changes to BCP 47.

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

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