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Dear Karen:

I am sure that Havard will be contacting you shortly, but we are just
completing the ballot process on your request and it looks like it will
be approved.

Rebecca
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^^  Rebecca S. Guenther                                   ^^
^^  Senior Networking and Standards Specialist            ^^
^^  Network Development and MARC Standards Office         ^^
^^  1st and Independence Ave. SE                          ^^
^^  Library of Congress                                   ^^
^^  Washington, DC 20540-4402                             ^^
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On Wed, 2 Nov 2005 [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Any further update? We're nearing the five-month marker on this request.
> 
> Karen Broome
> Metadata Systems Designer
> Sony Pictures Entertainment
> 310.244.4384
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> Håvard  Hjulstad <[log in to unmask]>
> 10/06/2005 01:17 AM
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>         To:     <[log in to unmask]>
>         cc:     <[log in to unmask]>, <[log in to unmask]>, <[log in to unmask]>
>         Subject:        RE: Your ISO 639-2 request
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> Dear Karen Broome,
>  
> Your request is being processed. The normal procedure is that members of 
> the ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee discusses each proposal for a limited 
> period of time based on the submission and some additional information 
> provided by the JAC chair and secretary. That "limited period" ended on 30 
> September. I apologize that I as JAC secretary was a bit behind in the 
> processing of proposals this summer.
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> I will today submit a ballot to voting members of the JAC. Since there 
> were no "negative" comments during the discussion, I should expect that 
> balloting would be rather quick.
>  
> Thank you very much for your interest.
>  
> Sincerely yours,
> Håvard Hjulstad
> (ISO 639 JAC secretary)
>  
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Håvard Hjulstad
> mailto:[log in to unmask]
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>  
> 
> From: [log in to unmask] [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
> Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 1:43 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Cc: [log in to unmask]; Håvard Hjulstad; [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Your ISO 639-2 request
> 
> 
> I am still waiting for resolution or an update on this request. This 
> request was submitted on June 15th. I would like to know the reason for 
> the continued delay of this request. 
> 
> Karen Broome 
> 
> ----- Forwarded by Karen Broome/LA/SPE on 10/04/2005 04:39 PM ----- 
> 
> "Rebecca S. Guenther" <[log in to unmask]> 
> 07/29/2005 02:04 PM 
>         
>         To:        [log in to unmask] 
>         cc:        [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask] 
>         Subject:        Your ISO 639-2 request
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> Dear Ms. Broome:
> 
> I apologize for the delay in processing your request. I sent it on to our
> secretary (Havard Hjulstad) some time ago, but I believe he may be away on
> holiday (it is that time of year). If I do not hear from him by early next
> week, I will go ahead and send it to the ISO 639 JAC for discussion, which
> is the next step, and will give it a shorter time frame for discussion. We
> will still have to ballot it, however. Again, because of vacation
> schedules that could be longer than usual, but we will try to get it
> through in a timely manner, so perhaps we can get this finished in a
> month.
> 
> Rebecca
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> ^^  Rebecca S. Guenther                                   ^^
> ^^  Chair, ISO 639-2 Maintenance Agency                   ^^
> ^^  Senior Networking and Standards Specialist            ^^
> ^^  Library of Congress                                   ^^
> ^^  Washington, DC 20540-4402                             ^^
> ^^  (202) 707-5092 (voice)    (202) 707-0115 (FAX)        ^^
> ^^  [log in to unmask]                                          ^^
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> On Fri, 29 Jul 2005 [log in to unmask] wrote:
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> > Could I get an update on the status of this code request? Is there an 
> ETA 
> > for approval?
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> > Karen Broome
> > Metadata Systems Designer
> > Sony Pictures Entertainment
> > 310.244.4384
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> > "Rebecca S. Guenther" <[log in to unmask]>
> > 07/06/2005 01:11 PM
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> >         To:     [log in to unmask]
> >         cc:     [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask]
> >         Subject:        Re: New ISO 639-2 code
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> > Thank you for your submission to ISO 639-2. We will be processing this
> > request in the ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee.
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> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > ^^  Rebecca S. Guenther                                   ^^
> > ^^  Chair, ISO 639-2 Maintenance Agency                   ^^
> > ^^  Senior Networking and Standards Specialist            ^^
> > ^^  Library of Congress                                   ^^
> > ^^  Washington, DC 20540-4402                             ^^
> > ^^  (202) 707-5092 (voice)    (202) 707-0115 (FAX)        ^^
> > ^^  [log in to unmask]                                          ^^
> > ^^                                                        ^^
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> > On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, WWW generic account wrote:
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> > > This data was submitted on: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 at 19:08:00
> > > 
> > > lang_in_eng = Swiss German, Alemanic
> > > lang_in_fre = alémanique
> > > ref_where_found_1 = http://www.ethnologue.com
> > > lang_in_vern = Schwyzerdütsch, Schweizerdeutsch, Schwiizerdütsch, 
> > Schwyzertütsch, Schwizertitsch
> > > ref_where_found_2 = ISO 639-3 DIS, http://www.ethnologue.com, http://www.wikipedia.com
> > > trans_lit = 
> > > evidence = AGICOA, the Association of International Collective 
> > Management of Audiovisual Works (Association de Gestion Internationale 
> > Collective des Oeuvres Audiovisuelles); 428 documents (audiovisual)
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> > > http://www.agicoa.org
> > > addinfo = 4,215,000 in Switzerland (1990 census). Population total all 
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> > countries: 6,044,000. Central, south central, north central, northeast, 
> > and eastern cantons. Also spoken in Austria, France, Germany, 
> > Liechtenstein.
> > > request_addition = ISO 639-1 and ISO 639-2
> > > 2_code_suggestion = 
> > > 3_code_suggestion = gsw
> > > submit_name = Karen Broome
> > > submit_email = [log in to unmask]
> > > submit_status = Metadata Systems Designer, Sony Pictures 
> Entertainment. 
> > I maintain our internal standards for languages and language codes for 
> > audiovisual materials. I also work with the MPAA and other organizations 
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