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Re: declaring language in html/xhtml

From: wrong string <keld@dkuug.dk>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 10:26:19 +0900
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On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 10:26:34AM -0500, John Cowan wrote:
 > Keld J$BS(Bn Simonsen scripsit:
 > > Hmm, Danish is an official language in Denmark, Greenland, the
 > > Faroe Islands, and an official minority language in the German state
 > > Schleswig-Holstein...
 > Ah, excellent.  This is the kind of review I've been looking for.
 > In fact it was a brain fart on my part to mention Danish here, as I
 > already show it as official in Denmark and Greenland.  I already list
 > es-US on the basis of Spanish being official in New Mexico (a state
 > of the US), so certainly da-DE is legitimate.  A better example of a
 > non-listed language would be Finnish (official only in Finland).

My understanding is that Finnish is an official minority language in
Sweden. (Danish is not).

Best regards
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 2004 01:33:06 GMT

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