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Re: Language Identifier List Comments, updated

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 18:19:17 -0500
To: Peter Constable <petercon@microsoft.com>
Cc: IETF Languages <ietf-languages@iana.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20041227231917.GE13342@skunk.reutershealth.com>

Peter Constable scripsit:

> No. I was simply suggesting what I think makes best sense for tagging
> content in Standard Arabic, which is to tag it the way it has been
> getting tagged for the past decade: "ar".

Agreed.  However, ar is also usable, on 639-3-draft principles, for the
Arabic colloquials, as I said.

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