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Agree,
Best wishes,
Eeva


Guenther, Rebecca wrote:
> I also agree. We can add this form to the ISO 639-2 code list.
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> Rebecca
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> *From:* ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee [[log in to unmask]] On 
> Behalf Of Christian Galinski [[log in to unmask]]
> *Sent:* Saturday, April 16, 2011 5:57 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Subject: Tetum, tet - French name
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> Dear Colleagues,
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> Hĺvard’s suggestions are reasonable and I think we do not need a 
> formal vote.
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> I agree with the modification of the name in French.
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> Best regards
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> Christian
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> *From:* ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>] *On 
> Behalf Of *Hĺvard Hjulstad
> *Sent:* Donnerstag, 14. April 2011 09:05
> *To:* [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
> *Subject:* Tetum, tet - French name
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> Dear members of ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee,
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> Below is a request relating to the language *Tetum* (alpha-3 
> identifier in ISO 639-2 and ISO 639-3: *tet*). The main request was 
> for an alpha-2 identifier. We have already informed the submitter that 
> it would be against our policy to assign an alpha-2 identifier in this 
> case. The main “problem” seemed to be that their software required 
> alpha-2 identifiers for languages, which is an entirely different 
> issue that we recommended her to discuss with their software manufacturer.
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> *_But_*: The request uses the French form “tétoum”, while our database 
> has the French form “tetum” only. Having looked at various sources I 
> have found three French forms: tétoum, tetum, and tetun. I have also 
> found English forms Tetum and Tetun. While the name forms ending with 
> -n seem to be closer to the indigenous name of the language (given as 
> “tetun”), forms ending with -m are probably more common both in 
> English and French.
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> *_My proposal_* is that we don’t do anything with the English name, 
> but that the French name is changed
> FROM “tetum”
> TO “tétoum; tetum”.
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> /Any comments or objections? Does anyone want a formal ballot?/
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> Best regards,
> Hĺvard
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> /Hĺvard Hjulstad/
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