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RE: Extraneous reference to 3166 in appmanifest

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:07:38 +0000
To: "chaals@yandex-team.ru" <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003ed9acbe264f10ada0dcecebd8b068@EX13D08UWB003.ant.amazon.com>
I think that's the result of ReSpec, actually. I should know better. But the red box text mislead me: I stopped reading it too soon.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: chaals@yandex-team.ru [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:56 PM
> To: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>; public-webapps@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Extraneous reference to 3166 in appmanifest
> 
> 
> 
> 24.08.2016, 22:51, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>:
> > Thanks. I read your spec's SOTD to look for the github link and did
> > not see it.... probably because it was in the giant red box :-P
> 
> Yep. *And* the SOTD has misleading information, so I'll chase that up too...
> 
> cheers
> 
> >>  -----Original Message-----
> >>  From: chaals@yandex-team.ru [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru]
> >>  Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:21 PM
> >>  To: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>; public-webapps@w3.org
> >>  Subject: Re: Extraneous reference to 3166 in appmanifest
> >>
> >>  Hi Addison, I raised https://github.com/w3c/manifest/issues/488 with
> >> your
> >>  text. That's the preferred way to raise issues on the manifest spec...
> >>
> >>  cheers
> >>
> >>  24.08.2016, 21:37, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>:
> >>  > Dear Webapps,
> >>  >
> >>  > I was looking at [1] today. I noticed this text in section 8.2:
> >>  >
> >>  > --
> >>  > A language tag is a string that matches the production of a
> >>  > Language-Tag defined in the [BCP47] specifications (see the IANA
> >>  > Language Subtag Registry for an authoritative list of possible
> >> values,
> >>  > see also the Maintenance Agency for ISO 3166 country codes)
> >>  > --
> >>  >
> >>  > I'm wondering why the reference to ISO 3166 country codes is
> >> maintained
> >>  in addition to the IANA Language Subtag Registry. The IANA registry
> >> contains
> >>  all of the 3166 values in a stabilized fashion and tracks changes to
> >> 3166. Is
> >>  there a purpose to maintaining the additional reference (especially
> >> since
> >>  other standards referenced by BCP 47 are not mentioned (e.g. ISO
> >> 639-1/-2/-
> >>  3, UN M.49, ISO15927)?
> >>  >
> >>  > Thanks,
> >>  >
> >>  > Addison
> >>  >
> >>  > [1] https://www.w3.org/TR/appmanifest/#lang-member

> >>  >
> >>  > Addison Phillips
> >>  > Principal SDE, I18N Architect (Amazon) Chair (W3C I18N WG)
> >>  >
> >>  > Internationalization is not a feature.
> >>  > It is an architecture.
> >>
> >>  --
> >>  Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
> >>  chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com

> 
> --
> Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
> chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com

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