ISO 639-3 changes, part 3

Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at
Thu Feb 11 19:36:42 CET 2010

Den 2010-02-11 14.34, skrev "Doug Ewell" <doug at>:

> Here is the third group of changes to the Registry based on recent ISO 


> (So Caló, for example, did not
> "have its code changed" as some might believe; the new Caló has a
> narrower meaning than the old one.)

Yes, but that is not clear from:

> This registration tracks a change made to ISO 639-3 effective
> 2010-01-20, splitting the code element 'rmr' for Caló into two
> new code elements, 'emx' (Erromintxela) and 'rmq' (a new identifier
> for Caló).

"for Caló proper", "for Caló with out including the related language
Erromintxela", or some such clarification should be given.

(Similarly for other similar cases.)

    /kent k

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