Ar 20:56 +0900 1999-11-28, scríobh Masataka Ohta:
>It is a known error of RFC1766 of IETF language tag that it unnecessarily
>relate language and ISO 3166.
>Through the discussion on IETF language tag, I repeatedly pointed it out
>that IETF language tag should have nothing to do with ISO 3166. But,
>Harald insisted to keep his original proposal.
>The obvious solution is to correct RFC1766.
Actually, making use of ISO 3166 is really very helpful in many cases.
Recently we have requested the ISO 639-2 RA to add a single 3-letter code
for Sign Languages (deaf and otherwise). This single code can be combined
with ISO 3166-1 country codes and ISO 3166-2 subdivision codes usefully.
Please see http://www.indigo.ie/egt/standards/iso639/sign-language.html.
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