Re: New to Unicode

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (
Date: Mon Jul 24 2006 - 06:40:39 CDT

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    On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 11:43:12AM +0200,
     Philippe Verdy <> wrote
     a message of 28 lines which said:

    > Things would be easier if the RFC 3066 was updated now with clear
    > guidelines about how to specify and handle the ISO 15924 script
    > codes in locale IDs.

    It is updated (the new text has been approved in november 2005), just
    not yet issued. And it deals with script codes.

    The new text:

    Its status in the RFC editor queue:

    > Now that Iso 15924 is there since some time, it becomes urgent to
    > create a working team for handling locale ids, to completely revamp
    > RFC 3066 and to write its successor.

    Do not worry, it was already done :-)

    > how to handle legacy locale codes that contain codes that have been
    > withdrawn from ISO3166 or ISO 639

    The solution has been to "fork" partially ISO3166. And to keep a
    registry at IANA.

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