proposed ISO 639 change for "arn"

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Jan 9 21:45:09 CET 2013

Doug Ewell scripsit:

> I've written to ISO 639-3/RA to ask, IF any change is to be made for
> Mapudungun to get rid of the "offensive" code element 'arn', that they
> simply retire the code element and replace it with another one.

Good.  The ROM->ROU precedent may perhaps be persuasive, provided of course
that "arn" is placed on the reserved list forevermore.

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