From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jul 25 2006 - 02:29:48 CDT
On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 03:08:24AM +0200,
Philippe Verdy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
a message of 13 lines which said:
> >> http://www.iana.org/assignments/language-subtag-registry
> Is it really stable?
If by "stable", you mean "Can I count on it", yes. The older registry
(RFC 3066) is deprecated and this is the new one.
If, by "stable", you mean "immutable", no: of course, the registry can
> what is then the stability of the "Suppress-Script:" data in this
> registry, given that many languages in the registry have an evident
> single script but no script indication (for example "br": Breton,
> actually written only in the Latin script, except by a few
> geeks. Compare to "cy": Welsh, also written only with Latin).
Section 3.4. "Stability of IANA Registry Entries" says:
7. The field 'Suppress-Script' MAY be added or removed via the
and the "registration process" is described in section 3.5. To
summary, you fill in a form and send it to email@example.com.
> It looks like the IANA registry only contains data collected by
> English speaking people, with little or no basic knowledge of the
> scripts used for most languages,
Wow, you may go too far, here. I'm not an expert myself but several
people who participed in the process are not from a CroFoCo.
> Where does IANA gets its source of information?
The IETF LTRU Working
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