From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee
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Sent: Tuesday, November 08, 2005
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Subject: ISO 639 JAC issue -
One ballot is actually still missing, but the result is
approved in ISO 639-2, and it is not
"un-deprecated" in ISO 639-1. There does not seem to be any purpose
in ciculating a second ballot at this point.
Since the ballot was based on an "internal"
request, and since the decision actually means no change, I shouldn't think
that it is necessary to publicise it more widely.
The consequences of the decision are the following (in my
ISO 639-1 has the alpha-2 identifier sh, which
is deprecated; users need to choose one or more of the identifiers sr, hr, bs.
ISO 639-2 has no identifier; users need to choose one or
more of the identifiers srp/scc, hrv/scr, bos (T/B identifiers).
ISO 639-3 has an identifier hsb, assigned to the
First question: Am I right in this analysis?
Second question: Is this the best solution?
Third question: If not -- what to do?
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