JP Béland, 01/03/2013 20:52:
I don't think such request regarding the
"name of a language" has to
go through CLDR, but through SIL (anyway, that's what I understood the
last time). It seems to me that SIL is the "Registration Authority"
for ISO 639-3 which is the standard for "Codes for the representation
of names of languages". CLDR website points to it at several different
places (especially when looking to add a new language to their
I don't understand, does the language in question lack an ISO code?
Maybe it's possible to define a different
within CLDR data for a specific locale than the language name contains
in the ISO 639, I'm not sure.
If somebody with more experience there could help sort out "who's who
in the zoo" and what are the processes in general, that would be
helpful to us.
It's right there in the page, «SIL International has been designated as
the ISO 639-3/RA for the purpose of processing requests for alpha-3
language codes comprising the International Standard, Codes for the
representation of names of languages - Part 3: Alpha-3 code for
comprehensive coverage of languages».
Only codes, not names.