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Re: bilingual websites

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 12:43:43 +0100
Message-ID: <3BDE926F.693E793F@w3.org>
To: Thierry Sourbier <webmaster@i18ngurus.com>
CC: www-international@w3.org


Thierry Sourbier wrote:
> 
> > People in Norway, with Norwegian versions of these programs will have
> language set to
> > Norwegian. Generally, 'Accept-Language' is very often set.
> 
> This is true, yet I would note that browsers are not available for all
> locales (e.g. IE 6 is not available for Welsh). 

However, Opera is available for Welsh locale (under celtic (other)).
http://www.opera.com/download/download.cgi?custom=yes&opsys=1

> Therefore in the present
> case the ACCEPT_LANGUAGE will be useless in most of the cases.

Not so. Besides, UI localization and content localization are different.

-- 
Chris
Received on Tuesday, 30 October 2001 06:43:45 GMT

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