proposed ISO 639 change for "arn"

Doug Ewell doug at
Tue Dec 11 21:53:19 CET 2012

Gordon P. Hemsley <gphemsley at gmail dot com> wrote:

> Bringing this back on topic, it doesn't seem like either of these
> designations would be appropriate here. I still think the simplest
> thing to do would be to simply deprecate "arn" and issue a new code
> for the language, despite the ramifications it will have on deployed
> software; doing anything else would have more complicated (and,
> potentially, more serious) ramifications, I think.

Not only the simplest thing, but the Right Thing™.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | @DougEwell ­

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