Yes, we are planning to do that.
I will say by the end of August but will try to get to it before that
(except that I have some vacation plans).
I will ask the group to look it over when there is a draft.
On Mon, 28 Jul 2008, Peter Constable wrote:
> I'm guessing that LOC is planning to have info on ISO 639-5 posted on
> their 639 Web site. If so, can we get an ETA on when that is expected
> to be available? (A dependency to ISO 639-5 is being taken in the
> update to RFC 4646.)
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> From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell
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> Subject: Re: ISO 639-5
> Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic dot fr> wrote:
> >> where and when will the details of ISO 639-5 standard be freely
> >> available?
> > Never? This is ISO, after all.
> I hope this only refers to the details of the standard proper, not the
> code list, which is still not freely available.
> As editor of 4645bis, I was a strong proponent of including the ISO
> 639-5 code elements in the expanded Language Subtag Registry, provided
> that the 639-5 code list would be made freely available with little
> delay. If this is not going to happen -- and I'm basing that likelihood
> not so much on Stéphane's remark as on the continuing lack of
> information from the RA -- then perhaps we in LTRU need to revisit that
> decision. We require all of the other core standards to have freely
> available code lists.
> Doug Ewell * Thornton, Colorado, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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