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RE: Language Identifier List Comments, updated

From: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 17:12:30 +0000
Message-ID: <T6e21ee8d88c407b73de90@dtcseuvig6.reuters.com>
To: WWW International <www-international@w3.org>, IETF Languages <ietf-languages@iana.org>

Hi Tex,

That's great.  A couple more requests:

-  Please capitalise the first letter of each ISO 15924 script code (eg
Hans, Hant).

-  Please add a link to:
   ISO 15924 Codes for the representation of names of scripts
   http://www.unicode.org/iso15924/codelists.html

Many thanks,
Misha


-----Original Message-----
From: Tex Texin [mailto:tex@xencraft.com] 
Sent: 27 December 2004 01:58
To: Misha Wolf
Cc: WWW International; IETF Languages
Subject: Re: Language Identifier List Comments, updated

Misha,

I added them. I also added some of the IANA tags.

The page now uses CSS tags to color code language tags that come from
ISO 639,
IANA registry, RFC 3066bis, or are deprecated.
(I am not adding further 3066bis tags for now.)
http://www.i18nguy.com/unicode/language-identifiers.html

I would appreciate it if suggestions for further additions came in the
form of:
    "add this language tag to these regions."

(Misha's suggestions were obvious. I am hoping to get more corrections
and
additions.)


My objective remains to address the problem (perhaps my problem) of
whether a
tag should be one or two or more subtags
and the establishment of criteria for making the choice.

I hope there will be further discussion of that issue.

tex

Misha Wolf wrote:
> 
> Hi Tex,
> 
> Thanks for doing this work.
> 
> I keep plugging away at zh-Hans and zh-Hant.  I see that neither
appears
> in the table (other than in combination with ISO 3166 codes).  Why?
It
> seems to me that zh-Hans and zh-Hant hit the 80/20 spot for tagging
Web
> content.
> 
> Regards,
> Misha




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