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> Identifiers: be / bel
> English names in ISO/DIS 639-1: Byelorussian; Belarussian
> English name in ISO 639-2: Belarusian
> (French name in both parts: biélorusse)
> My proposal was to include the following English names: Belarusian;
> Byelorussian; White Russian... I maintain my origian proposal.
Byelorussian; White Russian are both outdated names.
I strongly support using only the single language name Belarusian.
I am strongly against using outdated names.
John Clews, SESAME Computer Projects, 8 Avenue Rd, Harrogate, HG2 7PG
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