Re: Israeli HTML Standard

Jonathan Rosenne wrote:

>The Standards Institution of Israel (SII) is preparing a standard for
>Hebrew in HTML. The standard is based on RFC 2070.

That's good.  In what form will it be published?  An RFC?

I hope the language code used is "he" and not "iw".  Though ISO 639 was amended
in 1989 to use "he" for Hebrew and "yi" for Yiddish, lots of people are still
using the old codes ("iw" and "ji").

>An English translation of the draft (and the Hebrew version too) is
>available upon request.

Yes, please.  Is the English draft reachable via the Web?

>Comments are welcome.

Misha (


Received on Monday, 5 May 1997 09:02:05 UTC