deprecating www as language code

Peter Constable petercon at
Fri Apr 8 16:51:57 CEST 2011

From: ietf-languages-bounces at [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at] On Behalf Of Stephane Bortzmeyer

> but remember that, even if ISO 639 changes the code, RFC
> 5646 rules (section 3.4) will still make the code live forever 
> (even if it is with "Deprecated: 2011-04-08" and "Preferred-Value: wwx").

Codes live forever in ISO 639-3; they may be deprecated, and they might no longer be published in the main list, but they are always defined and retain their meaning.


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