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Agree with Anila
Best wishes
Eeva


Anila Angjeli wrote:

> I would be also useful to conversely add to the "recommended alternative"
> of a deprecated code the indication about the formerly used code, so that
> the any user (whether novice or regular user) be aware of the history of
> the changes in the identification of a given language . This would conduct
> to the establishment of  a system of a reciprocal relationships
> (references) between the entries, such as "replaces" / "replaced by",
> "earlier name"/ "current name" whenever is needed.
> Anila Angjeli
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> Peter Constable <[log in to unmask]>@loc.gov> le 18/01/2005 23:33:11
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> Veuillez répondre à ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee <[log in to unmask]>
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> Objet :     Re: lang code question: jw
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>>From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
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> Behalf Of
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>>Milicent K Wewerka
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>>The only suggestion that I have for the note on Javanese is that it
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> include the correct
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>>language code also.  Saying that "jw" was an error doesn't tell you
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> what it was
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>>intended to be.
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> I think that's a valid point. In other cases of deprecated alpha-2
> identifiers (ji, in, iw, sh) such information is not provided, though in
> each case except "sh" there is an adjacecent row with the correct
> alternative. It wouldn't hurt to state explicitly what might be obvious
> in those cases, however, and I think it would be a good general practice
> whenever an identifier is being deprecated to give an indication of what
> the recommended alternative is (if there is one).
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> Peter Constable
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