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Re: Language Identifier List Comments, updated

From: Tex Texin <tex@xencraft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 10:43:42 -0800
Message-ID: <41D057DE.7CB09F77@xencraft.com>
To: Misha Wolf <Misha.Wolf@reuters.com>
CC: WWW International <www-international@w3.org>, IETF Languages <ietf-languages@iana.org>

Hans and Gretel, oops Hans and Hant are fixed.
15924 referenced in the intro and again in (a few) references at the bottom.
tex

Misha Wolf wrote:
> 
> 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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