Re: Canonical URIs for regional variants in multilingual dataset

[resending, to the list this time!]

On 14 September 2017 at 12:50, Ghislain Atemezing
<> wrote:

> I am looking for canonical URIs to represent regional variants in a
> multilingual dataset.
> Fo example, I want to be able to use all the variants of Spanish say
> es-XX(e.g., es-MX for Mexican variant for Spanish), or English (e.g.,
> en-CA).
> I was looking around, specially in the Library of Congress endpoint [1], but
> I am not able to have such URIs for geographical/regional variants.
> Any thoughts or pointers very much appreciated!

Use Wikidata.

For example, for es-MX:

and note this property within that page:

If an item doesn't already exist there, you can create (and populate,
so far as you are able) one.

Andy Mabbett

Received on Thursday, 14 September 2017 13:19:23 UTC