[OT] New language code added to ISO 639

From: Doug Ewell (dewell@adelphia.net)
Date: Sun Jan 05 2003 - 13:50:32 EST

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    For those who like to keep up on other i18n-related standards:

    On the Ietf-languages mailing list, HÃ¥vard Hjulstad <havard at hjulstad
    dot com> wrote:

    > ISO 639 Registration Authorities' Joint Advisory Committee approved on
    > 2002-12-23 the following entry in ISO 639-1 and ISO 639-2:
    > English name: Aragonese
    > French name: aragonais
    > Indigenous name: aragons
    > Alpha-2 identifier: an
    > Alpha-3 identifier: arg

    In private correspondence, Mr. Hjulstad confirmed that "the JAC decision
    is final" and implementers can conformantly start using these new codes
    right away, even though they have not yet been posted to the official
    ISO 639 Web site.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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