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Re: Euro mess (Was: valid locales ---> was bilingual websites

From: <Peter_Constable@sil.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 21:54:57 -0600
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF02A1E1FD.E00252D7-ON06256AFE.0009CB01@sil.org>
On 11/07/2001 01:16:42 PM David_Possin@i2.com wrote:

>Language identification - how can we identify languages that are not 
included 
>in the ISO 639 language group standard? (Current locale identifiers use 
the 
>2-letter code, not the 3-letter code) 

Locale identifiers cannot remain stuck at 2-letter codes for languages if 
people want to be able to handle much diversity. 


>And my biggest proposal is to break the tie between language and country 
when 
>selecting a locale. 

No objections here.


- Peter


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