Kent Karlsson kent.karlsson14 at telia.com
Fri Jun 3 18:41:49 CEST 2016

I did not tip media, but I'm sure someone did...

(text in Swedish)
-13 (Elfdalian news at 5:50--6:45, in Swedish)

Fun to see that this hit the news!

/Kent K

Den 2016-06-02 00:55, skrev "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp>:

> Great news. Many thanks to everybody involved in the discussion here, in
> particular Michael for writing, rewriting, rewriting,... and sending the
> Also a great thanks to the ISO 639 RA and all its members, who took the
> right decision in a very timely manner!
> Regards,   Martin.
> On 2016/06/02 04:53, Michael Everson wrote:
> > The appeal has been reviewed and accepted by the ISO 639 RA. I reject any
proposal to create
> > our own special code for it. The code ³ovd² should be used.
> >
> > See http://www-01.sil.org/iso639-3/
> >
> > I do think that is is a mistake to call it Ovdalian (= Övdalian), however,
per our discussions here.
> > Elfdalian seems to be the best name for it. Our appeal only used the form
³Elfdalian² and I was
> > unaware that the other name was in play.
> >
> > I¹ve mentioned this to the RA, and if they make a change that would be
> > In the meantime, our subtag should list both names, with Elfdalian first.
> >
> > Michael Everson

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