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Re: 2 many language tags for Norwegian

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2008 06:16:20 +0200
Message-ID: <4812AC94.8030806@malform.no>
To: Jonathan Pool <pool@utilika.org>
CC: www-international@w3.org

Jonathan Pool:   ­  
> > Allready ISO 639-3 says that 'no' is a macrolanguage, and that the
> > concrete manifestations of 'no' are 'nno' and 'nbo'.
> ISO 639-3 says "nor" is norsk, "nno" is nynorsk, and "nob" is bokmål.

I am sorry for that spelling error there regarding 'nob'. Errors should 
not be repeated, so thank you. I was Fooled by the unsystematic 
difference in the abbreviation. 

Regarding 'no', that was a deduction, and not meant as a claim about 639-3,

But, hey, English requires a capitalized firstletter in language names. ;-)
leif halvard silli
Received on Saturday, 26 April 2008 04:17:08 UTC

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