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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject Re: Two Languages: One ISO-639-# code
Date Tue, 19 May 2015 08:05:20 GMT

> In testing out various grammar and spell checkers, I've come across a
> couple of instances, where different languages/dialects share the same
> ISO-639-# code.

Can you give an example - to understand this better ? Or do you mean collective -1 (e.g. zh)
or -2 codes (e.g. chi or zho) v.s. -3 macro/individual codes that are in effect subcodes (zho,
cmn, yue, nan) [ignoring the same language, different script stuff in some odd english islands,
turkey, etc).


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