FYI: ISO 639-5 reconfirmation ballot

Doug Ewell doug at
Tue Jul 19 00:45:41 CEST 2016

Peter Constable wrote:

> John, look at it this way: If 639-5 were withdrawn, items in the LSTR
> would not be impacted,

Actually, I don't think this is true. I think we would have to deprecate
all 55 of the collection subtags that are in the withdrawn 639-5 but not
in the still-active 639-1 or -2. (Which means the other 61 would still
be there as well, but not deprecated.)

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US |

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