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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: Official ISO 3166 country codes online

From: Martin J. Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 06:09:56 +0900
Message-Id: <199911282112.GAA16637@sh.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
To: Mark Crispin <MRC@CAC.Washington.EDU>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
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At 15:36 1999/11/28 -0500, Mark Crispin wrote:
> Yet another in the long chain of assertations made by Ohta without factual
> basis or evidence beyond "Ohta says it is so, therefore it is so."
> 
> Ohta's claims have been heard, many times, at great length; and have been
> repeatedly rejected.  Contrary to Ohta's assertion, entire working groups, not
> just individuals, reject his position.
> 
> On Sun, 28 Nov 99 20:56:02 JST, Masataka Ohta wrote:
> > It is a known error of RFC1766 of IETF language tag that it unnecessarily
> > relate language and ISO 3166.
> >
> > Through the discussion on IETF language tag, I repeatedly pointed it out
> > that IETF language tag should have nothing to do with ISO 3166. But,
> > Harald insisted to keep his original proposal.
> >
> > The obvious solution is to correct RFC1766.
> >
> > 							Masataka Ohta
> 
> 
> 


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