[whatwg] Language codes: RFC 3066 versus RFC 4646

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Apr 2 22:52:41 PDT 2009

Michael(tm) Smith wrote:
> Masataka Yakura <myakura.web at gmail.com>, 2009-04-03 10:03 +0900:
>> I think the current plan is to point to BCP 47, since RFC 4646 is
>> "soon" to be replaced by its successor [1].
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Jan/0298.html
> And the general plan is to at some point(s) (e.g., before taking
> the W3C version to Last call) do a thorough review and update of
> all the references/citations to whatever the current versions are
> that they should point to at that time. It's maybe not all that
> useful to try to keep them up to date piecemeal along the way.

But maybe it is. Checking references earlier catches problems earlier.

BR, Julian

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