proposed ISO 639 change for "arn"
petercon at microsoft.com
Wed Dec 12 06:30:20 CET 2012
From: Doug Ewell [mailto:doug at ewellic.org]
>> There definitely is no way to make Windows _stop_ recognizing "arn".
> Peter, strictly speaking, Windows uses BCP 47 identifiers, not ISO 639-3
> code elements, right?
> If 'arn' were withdrawn from ISO 639-3 and a new code element were
> created to represent Mapudungan, then the BCP 47 effect would be to
> deprecate (not vaporize) 'arn'. If that happened, is there some reason
> that Windows couldn't continue to use the now-deprecated 'arn'?
My point above was that Windows would _have_ to continue to recognize 'arn', even if it were deprecated.
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