It's coded in 639-3 as VEC, so the only issue is whether it satisfies the criteria for inclusion in 639-2, not whether it warrants coding as a distinct language. The request doesn't include any information wrt the 50 doc criterion, so you could respond by pointing out that requirement.
From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Rebecca S Guenther [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2008 8:28 AM
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Subject: Fwd: Please insert Venetian language, code ISO 639-3 "VEC", into list of ISO 639-2
We have seen this request before. I need to look back at our previous discussions (I was having trouble getting into the ISOJAC archive just now). Do we have any further discussion?