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RE: bilingual websites

From: Williams Christopher GT/IT <ChristopherWilliams@gwynedd.gov.uk>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 16:21:18 -0000
Message-ID: <EA281D9E8B762E42BED3FD92F902902C4DEF0F@madnt07.gwynedd.rhwydwaith>
To: "Karl Ove Hufthammer" <huftis@bigfoot.com>, <www-international@w3.org>

> This is true, yet I would note that browsers are not available
> for all locales (e.g. IE 6 is not available for Welsh).
> Therefore in the present case the ACCEPT_LANGUAGE will be
> useless in most of the cases. 
>Are you sure the 'Accept-Language' for IE isn't chosen from the 
>Regional Settings (in Control Panel)? At least when I installed 
>the US version of IE 6 on my Norwegian version of Windows 98, the 
>'Accept-Language' header was still Norwegian (though that *may* 
>have been because I had manually edited it in IE 5).

I am using IE6 and Netscape 6.1 and I can set the preferred language of
both of these to Welsh (the code is 'cy'). It does not matter that the
interface is English. As someone else has stated, Opera has a Welsh
interface available (and I enjoy using it sometimes!)


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