[rfc-dist] RFC 6082 on Deprecating Unicode Language Tag Characters: RFC 2482 is Historic

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        RFC 6082

        Title:      Deprecating Unicode Language Tag Characters: 
                    RFC 2482 is Historic 
        Author:     K. Whistler, G. Adams,
                    M. Duerst, R. Presuhn, Ed., 
                    J. Klensin
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2010
        Mailbox:    kenw at sybase.com, 
                    glenn at skynav.com, 
                    duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp,
                    randy_presuhn at mindspring.com, 
                    john+ietf at jck.com
        Pages:      4
        Characters: 6633
        Obsoletes:  RFC2482

        I-D Tag:    draft-presuhn-rfc2482-historic-02.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6082.txt

RFC 2482, "Language Tagging in Unicode Plain Text", describes a
mechanism for using special Unicode language tag characters to
identify languages when needed without more general markup such as
that provided by XML.  The Unicode Consortium has deprecated that
facility and strongly recommends against its use.  RFC 2482 has been
moved to Historic status to reduce the possibility that Internet
implementers would consider that system an appropriate mechanism for
identifying languages.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.


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