RE: Common Locale Data Repository Project

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Sat Apr 24 2004 - 19:08:34 EDT

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    > From: Philippe Verdy []

    > In fact I would like to see that "Traditional" and "Simplified"
    > are
    > distinct languages in the same family. And an application would better
    > "zht"
    > and "zhs" language codes to make the distinction, so that "zh" would
    > become an
    > identifier for a family of Han-written languages, rather than a
    > identifier, and so a legacy code.

    In ISO 639-3, zh will be considered a macro-language identifier. But zhs
    and zht would not be good ideas, and will not be considered for ISO 639
    or for RFC 3066.

    Peter Constable

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