From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 24 2005 - 03:11:40 CDT
> From: Donald Z. Osborn [mailto:email@example.com]
> > > 2) ..., but there are gaps
> > > and there is no search feature for the codes.
> > Could you give me an example of what you're referring to by "gaps"?
> Missing ISO-639-1 codes. Maybe gap was not the right word.
When you refer to the SIL site, I'm not sure exactly what pages you were
looking at. The ISO 639-3 site will provide interactive reports that
include ISO 639-1 identifiers.
> What about a collaboration with the RA for ISO-
> (the LOC) on a definitive site for all three listings? (Regardless of
> anything comes of the data feed idea.) From a localization point of
> would make more sense than to have two separate authoritative sites.
That's a possibility that participants have thought of, though no plans
have been made.
> Frankly I'm hazy on this, but thought that at least a tab- or
> semicolon-delimited plain text file with the current/updated codes and
> (all) could be released regularly (even when there are no changes).
That will be happening (it will be posted; I don't know of any plans to
push updates to a list of subscribers).
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