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RE: Extraneous reference to 3166 in appmanifest

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:51:32 +0000
To: "chaals@yandex-team.ru" <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5873a63490824ae491825275c75c97a4@EX13D08UWB003.ant.amazon.com>
Thanks. I read your spec's SOTD to look for the github link and did not see it.... probably because it was in the giant red box :-P 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: chaals@yandex-team.ru [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 1:21 PM
> To: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>; public-webapps@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Extraneous reference to 3166 in appmanifest
> 
> Hi Addison, I raised https://github.com/w3c/manifest/issues/488 with your
> text. That's the preferred way to raise issues on the manifest spec...
> 
> cheers
> 
> 24.08.2016, 21:37, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>:
> > Dear Webapps,
> >
> > I was looking at [1] today. I noticed this text in section 8.2:
> >
> > --
> > A language tag is a string that matches the production of a
> > Language-Tag defined in the [BCP47] specifications (see the IANA
> > Language Subtag Registry for an authoritative list of possible values,
> > see also the Maintenance Agency for ISO 3166 country codes)
> > --
> >
> > I'm wondering why the reference to ISO 3166 country codes is maintained
> in addition to the IANA Language Subtag Registry. The IANA registry contains
> all of the 3166 values in a stabilized fashion and tracks changes to 3166. Is
> there a purpose to maintaining the additional reference (especially since
> other standards referenced by BCP 47 are not mentioned (e.g. ISO 639-1/-2/-
> 3, UN M.49, ISO15927)?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Addison
> >
> > [1] https://www.w3.org/TR/appmanifest/#lang-member

> >
> > Addison Phillips
> > Principal SDE, I18N Architect (Amazon) Chair (W3C I18N WG)
> >
> > Internationalization is not a feature.
> > It is an architecture.
> 
> --
> Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
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