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Re: valid locales ---> was Re: bilingual websites

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Nov 2001 20:02:43 +0900
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.J.20011106200202.03704550@localhost>
To: "Tex Texin" <texin@progress.com>, David_Possin@i2.com
Cc: Karl Ove Hufthammer <huftis@bigfoot.com>, www-international@w3.org
Tex - Could you write up (short), or point to, any proposal
for how to do better than currently?

Regards,  Martin.

At 14:57 01/10/31 -0500, Tex Texin wrote:
>David,
>
>FWIW, I thoroughly agree that locales as we currently define and
>implement them, do not work.
>As a naming convention it is inadequate, and when you select a name, you
>are not sure what behavior you will get.
>
>I have mentioned this before, and the response is always "Yes, it's
>broken, but it is the best we have at the moment.".
>
>It is rather unfortunate that we have this methodology therefore, and
>that it is accepted, since it won't be fixed as long as this response
>continues.
>
>tex
>
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