From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Sep 13 2006 - 21:36:14 CDT
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell
> The "JAC" in ISO 639 RA/JAC stands for "Joint Advisory Committee."
> The word "joint" means just that: the standards within the ISO 639
> family are closely coordinated, and are not in any way "competing."
The standards are coordinated, but I believe that is not quite what "joint" means in that case. IIUC, it is called a "joint" committee because its makeup consists of representatives of two different technical committees: TC37 and TC46.
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