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Hi, Peter,

I will see if I can make it happen quickly. We are about to put up a new 
website, and I am not sure if I run the table update, whether they can 
do it right away.

Happy New Year to your family as well.

Melinda
On 1/2/2018 11:32 AM, Peter Constable wrote:
>
> Melinda:
>
> It is anomalous for there to be an individual-language entry in the 
> code table for 639-2 that is not in the code table for 639-3. Note the 
> statement on the 639-3 RA site, 
> http://www-01.sil.org/iso639-3/relationship.asp:
>
> “The set of individual languages listed in ISO 639-2 is a subset of 
> those listed in ISO 639-3.”
>
> Since Montenegrin has been added to 639-2, you should add that 
> immediately to the 639-3 table, without waiting for the update cycle 
> that you have for other changes.
>
> The code table for 639-2 doesn’t change very often now, and 639-1 much 
> less so. But anytime a change involving an individual language is made 
> to either of these, I think 639-3 should be updated immediately to 
> stay in sync.
>
> Happy 2018!
>
> Peter
>
> *From:* ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Zagas, John
> *Sent:* Thursday, December 21, 2017 12:20 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Montenegrin code now on ISO 639-2 table
>
> Dear colleagues,
>
> The code for Montenegrin has been added to ISO 639-2:
>
> https://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-2/php/code_list.php 
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.loc.gov%2Fstandards%2Fiso639-2%2Fphp%2Fcode_list.php&data=02%7C01%7Cpetercon%40MICROSOFT.COM%7C10ac79c11b724a590d0408d548b06ac9%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636494844902033338&sdata=n7zxcvp7OG5v5rcRxR8dvwX1nQAuzK%2BSb1qLx3GNd78%3D&reserved=0>
>
> I also made an announcement to the MARC community on the MARC listserv:
>
> http://www.loc.gov/marc/tn171221.html 
> <https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.loc.gov%2Fmarc%2Ftn171221.html&data=02%7C01%7Cpetercon%40MICROSOFT.COM%7C10ac79c11b724a590d0408d548b06ac9%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C636494844902033338&sdata=997V%2FtrxMKbEehKD9XkhyICjmduQqczfafQhlPaQPA4%3D&reserved=0>
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> Best regards,
>
> John
>