Re: New RFC 4645-4647 (language tags)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Sep 14 2006 - 08:55:47 CDT

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    Peter Constable <petercon at microsoft dot com> wrote:

    >> 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.

    I stand corrected.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California, USA
    RFC 4645  *  UTN #14

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