Actually, after I voted it occured to me that no formal proposal was ever
sent for Yi languages (other), so there is no evidence of sufficient
documentation. So it is against our principles to be voting on something
that was never submitted.
I would suggest that even if it's a formality, that we conduct a second
ballot. That is what is what our procedures call for if there is not a
On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 15:56 +0200 2002-10-02, Håvard Hjulstad wrote:
> >As to the procedures of the JAC: The current ballot (Yi) cannot be finalized
> >in one round.
> Oh, for heaven's sake.
> >I would like to suggest the following: All items except the
> >possible inclusion of "yix" = "Yi languages (other)" have received 100%
> >approval from the rest of the voting members.
> I DID NOT REQUEST THIS. I DO NOT APPROVE OF IT BEING ADDED TO THE BALLOT.
> I am pretty angry about this. Microsoft China wrote to me to ask for
> a code for Yi. This means Sichuan Yi, which uses the syllabary.
> That's the only code we are looing for.
> I do NOT believe that the "languages (other)" codes are useful, and I
> do not request one for the Yi languages.
> PLEASE will you approve iii for Sichuan Yi so Microsoft China, who
> asked for this in MAY 2002, and be done with it?
> PLEASE note that I do NOT request a two letter code for Yi.
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