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Debbie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Stewart, Margaret
> Sent: 06 November 2008 18:14
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> Subject: Re: ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol
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>  I agree as well.
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> Margaret Stewart
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Rebecca S Guenther
> Sent: November 6, 2008 12:21 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol
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> I also agree.
> I have added to the change notice that we have deprecated
> mo/mol but have not yet updated the 639-2 tables. I will wait
> until we have a decision on the names.
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> >>> Peter Constable <[log in to unmask]> 11/06/08 12:14 PM >>>
> I as well.
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> Peter
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> From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Patton,Glenn
> Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 9:05 AM
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> Subject: Re: ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol
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> I agree also.
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> --Glenn
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> From: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee
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> Sent: Thu Nov 06 09:45:50 2008
> Subject: Re: [ISOJAC] ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol
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> Perhaps we could speed this along by voicing assent prior to
> next Thursday? I would like to publish both the deprecation
> and the name additions in one step for the ISO 639-3 website,
> so the sooner the names are resolved, the better.
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> I agree with the proposal for the names as Håvard has stated them.
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> -Joan
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> Håvard Hjulstad <[log in to unmask]>
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> Dear ISO 639 JAC members (voting members and the rest of you),
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> My proposal is as follows: If no JAC members has voiced a
> different opinion during the next week (by 13 November), the
> names associated with "ro/ron/rum" will be:
> Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan (in English) roumain, moldave
> (in French)
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> To be clear: "different opinion" may relate both to the
> subject matter and the procedure.
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> Best regards,
> Håvard
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> Håvard Hjulstad
>  Standard Norge / Standards Norway
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> -----Opprinnelig melding-----
> Fra: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> På vegne av Gerhard Budin
> Sendt: 5. november 2008 07:56
> Til: [log in to unmask]
> Emne: Re: ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol
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> Håvard, I agree with you!
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> > I agree. The JAC hasn't made a formal decision (yet), but I guess we
> should change the reference name of the item "ro" "ron/rum"
> to "Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan" and "roumain, moldave".
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> > The ISO 639 standards series has as its general title "Codes for the
> representation of names of languages". I tend to disagree
> with the notion that "names of languages" is the actual
> object of standardization; it is the linguistic entity itself
> that is the object.
> In the process of finalization of ISO 639-4 (now submitted to CS for
> DIS.2 ballot) there may be a chance to re-address this issue.
> Once you get that document for comment, you should look at
> the entire title to assess whether it can be improved (which
> I know it can), and whether some text should be inserted
> somewhere to capture this important issue.
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> > Best regards,
> > Håvard
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> > Håvard Hjulstad
> >   Standard Norge / Standards Norway
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> > -----Opprinnelig melding-----
> > Fra: ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee [mailto:[log in to unmask]] På
> vegne av Rebecca S Guenther
> > Sendt: 3. november 2008 22:23
> > Til: [log in to unmask]
> > Emne: Fwd: Re: ISO 639 JAC decision re mo/mol
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> > See forwarded message.  I was expecting some people not to be very
> happy about this decision. I hope we are not overwhelmed by
> letters of disagreement. Of course the answer is that we are
> standardizing the code, not the language name, and that the
> code is an identifier, not an abbreviation for the language.
> And that Moldovan is a variant of Romanian and can use the
> script code for Cyrillic.
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> > If anyone has additional ideas for an explanation of our decision,
> please let me know.
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> > Rebecca
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