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Re: i18n-ISSUE-214: Improper use of languageCode

From: Rouslan Solomakhin <rouslan@google.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2016 09:58:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMMzaWFo7ud4ybP2xpGPiiVS7p1wrOxgKJao7U7YAn_xvEp9NQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Cc: Steven Atkin <atkin@us.ibm.com>, www-international@w3.org, Web Payments Working Group <public-payments-wg@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 9:54 AM, John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> wrote:

> Some postal services, like Japan, have separate formats for national and
> international addressing, the former being big-endian and the latter
> little-endian
>

That's where the language code comes into play. Language codes like "ja-JP"
uses the national addressing format in Japan: big endian. Language codes
like "en" or "ja-Latn" use international addressing format in Japan: little
endian.
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