Ethnologue data now limited until you pay

Doug Ewell doug at
Wed Jan 6 07:12:20 CET 2016

The source for BCP 47 language subtags is ISO 639-3, not Ethnologue. Although both are run by SIL, I have not seen any signs that ISO 639-3 is moving to a pay model.

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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From: "Yury Tarasievich" <yury.tarasievich at>
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Subject: Re: Ethnologue data now limited until you pay

Is Ethnologue irreplaceable, then? For the 
purposes of this list, too?

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