Re: Tigrinya, Tonga, Turkish, Yoruba (was: RFC 1766)

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Fri Aug 11 2000 - 11:57:34 EDT

>> In the case of Tonga, there may perhaps be a legitimate doubt whether
>> to equate
>> the "to" (Tonga) code with "tog" (Tonga (Nyasa)) or with "ton" (Tonga
>> (Tonga Islands)), or with both.

    Peter> This relates to one of the problems with ISO 639-x that I'll be
    Peter> discussing in my presentation. Interesting, essentially the same
    Peter> point was raised in the official ballot within TC37/SC2/WG1 on DIS
    Peter> 639-1.

It isn't a problem. Just use markup to distinguish them :-)
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