The message below was sent out 2003-01-29. Since then no comments have been
No negative votes were received. The only "hanging" comment was that another
form of the French name should be included. That has been done, and I shall
circulate a message to the effect that this item has been approved.
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The first ballot on this item has been completed. The original ballot form
is included below.
The ballot passed unanimously on all points. However, a comments was
submitted relating to the French name, and I invite members to discuss this
briefly before the final result is published. A new ballot will NOT be
circulated unless we get comments.
The inclusion of the identifier "nog" has been approved.
The following comment was submitted:
" Add also the variant "Nogay". This variant is used in "Les langues du
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ISO 639 Ballot -- New item: Nogai
Please vote by Friday 2003-01-24.
Please see additional information below the ballot form.
Submitted by (your name, please):
(A) -- Inclusion:
___ I am in favour of including the individual language "Nogai" in 639-2
___ I am opposed to including the individual language "Nogai" in 639-2
(B) -- Identifier:
(Please vote even if you are opposed to the inclusion of the item)
___ I accept the alpha-3 identifier "nog" for Nogai (if to be included)
___ I do not accept the identifier "nog" -- Comment:
(C) -- Language names:
___ I accept the English name "Nogai" (if to be included)
___ I do not accept the English name "Nogai" -- Comment:
___ I accept the French name "nogaï" (if to be included)
___ I do not accept the French name "nogaï" -- Comment:
___ I accept the indigenous name "nogaj tili" (if to be included)
___ I do not accept the indigenous name "nogaj tili" -- Comment:
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Background and additional information:
This is based on a proposal submitted on 2002-10-11 and circulated to the
JAC for comments on 2002-10-30. Feedback has been received from Michael
The source of the French name is http://www.eurominority.org/.
The source of the indigenous name is http://www.evertype.com/alphabets/