Re: Question about new locale language tags

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (
Date: Wed Dec 20 2006 - 04:29:11 CST

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    On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 02:46:33PM +0800,
     Arne Gtje (???) <> wrote
     a message of 60 lines which said:

    > is there any timetable for implementing this RFC for locale tags?

    Not that I'm aware of.

    > I just read the rfc4646bis-02... may I assume that this is the
    > latest revision of the rfc?

    Certainly not. rfc4646bis-02 is a draft ("work in progress") and very
    much in flux. It has no authority. The only stable reference is RFC
    4646, which includes only ISO 639-1 and -2 (AFAIK, ISO 639-3 is not out

    Sorry for the bad news, but it seems there is currently no standard
    way to represent the fact that not all chinese languages are
    "the chinese language".

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