Tom Emerson wrote
<<I would hope that Unicode would be used for any future bibliographic representation: >> snip << having the foundation to represent the world's current and historical scripts is a vital requirement, and Unicode fits the bill here.
In addition to specifying language (whether ISO 639-2/B or 639-3 I don't have a preference) we should also consider specifying script details. ISO 15924 works well for this, e.g., to distinguish a title in Simplified Chinese vs. one in Traditional.>>
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