[talk-au] Mapping Indigenous Place Names

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Fri Jan 26 12:27:31 UTC 2018

On 26 January 2018 at 12:09, David Dean <ddean at ieee.org> wrote:

> I've done a little research, and added the following

> Please use the name:aus (aus is the general ISO639-2 code for Australian
> Aboriginal Languages) to indicate the indigenous names of places.

While I strongly support the recording of indigenous names, with a
language code, surely more specific codes should be used where
possible? For instance, 'nys' for Noongar (in WA)?

Andy Mabbett

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