ISO 15924: Script Codes

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Date added 27 August 2007
Last edited 9 November 2009

Full Title

ISO 15924: Information and Documentation - Codes for the Representation of Names of Scripts

Description

ISO 15924: Information and Documentation - Codes for the Representation of Names of Scripts defines both 4 letter and numeric codes to uniquely identify scripts used for the written form of a language.\r\nWhere the name of the script is identical to the name of the language, the first three letters of the 4 letter code correspond to the 3 letter language codes designated by ISO 639-2:1998.\r\n

Standards Developing Organisation

ISO

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Description and Representation Information

Standard Framework

Digital Archive Standards

Standard Type

Metadata Content Standards

Current Version

Further Information

ISO 15924:2004 Codes for the representation of names of scripts [external]
The full code list from the ISO 15924 Registration Authority
ISO 15924/RA Notice of Changes [external]
Additions and Changes to ISO 15924 Codes

Alternative Current Versions

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Previous Versions

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Referenced Standards

ISO 639-2:1998, Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages - Part 2: Alpha-3 Code