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Re: Extraneous reference to 3166 in appmanifest

From: <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:55:52 +0200
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <138221472072152@webcorp01d.yandex-team.ru>


24.08.2016, 22:51, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.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

Yep. *And* the SOTD has misleading information, so I'll chase that up too...

cheers

>>  -----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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