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Re: Bengali Locale Specific Data (RFC 3066)

From: Goutam Kumar Saha <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>
Date: Mon, 5 Jun 2006 14:26:50 +0530
Message-ID: <00c501c6887d$fc500530$5880a8c0@GKS>
To: "souravm" <SOURAVM@infosys.com>, <www-international@w3.org>

Dear Sourav and all,
Thanks a lot. OK, then, the possible ways for adding Bengali Locale Specific
Data may be denoted as:

bn-sylheti
bn-radhi
bn-bangali
bn-kamrupi
bn-barendri
bn-jharkhandi

Thanks and regards,
Goutam

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "souravm" <SOURAVM@infosys.com>
To: "Goutam Kumar Saha" <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>; "John Cowan"
<cowan@ccil.org>; "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 2:10 PM
Subject: RE: Bengali Locale Specific Data (RFC 3066)


>
> Dear Gautam,
>
> I'm not very comfortable coupling time-zone, measurement (or in that way
> any other localization specific aspect) with language. These all should
> be independent otherwise much problem can arise.
>
> An example is - We cannot tie French language with Canada so that it can
> provide the timezone information as Canada has around 5 timezones.
>
> Regards,
> Sourav
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Goutam Kumar Saha
> Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 1:29 PM
> To: John Cowan; Martin Duerst
> Cc: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Bengali Locale Specific Data (RFC 3066)
>
>
> Dear All,
> To differentiate between the dialects of same language across countries
> may
> be helpful to understand a user's time zone, user's physical locations
> and
> measurements metric etc on Locale Specific Data.
> Thanks & Regards,
> Goutam
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Cowan" <cowan@ccil.org>
> To: "souravm" <SOURAVM@infosys.com>
> Cc: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>; <www-international@w3.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 11:26 AM
> Subject: Re: Bengali Locale Specific Data (RFC 3066)
>
>
> >
> > souravm scripsit:
> >
> > > I'm not really sure whether we have to differentiate between the
> > > dialects of same language across countries or even within countries.
> By
> > > that way I don't know how many variations have to be created.
> >
> > Sure.  There is no necessity to create the subtag -sylhet at all.
> > And if you do, there is no requirement that it be used with a country
> > tag.  If there is no significant differences between the two
> > countries, it is recommended to use simply bn-sylhet.
> >
> > --
> > John Cowan    cowan@ccil.org    http://ccil.org/~cowan
> > Heckler: "Go on, Al, tell 'em all you know.  It won't take long."
> > Al Smith: "I'll tell 'em all we *both* know.  It won't take any
> longer."
> >
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