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From: Albretch Mueller <lbrtchx@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:09:50 +0200
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To: www-international@w3.org
 I have found lists  based on the ISO 639 such as those used by the US
Library of Congress, which contain the ISO 639-1, 2 and 3 codes for
the representation of names of languages, but I am not able to find a
languages to encodings associations list. For example, even if helpful
towards my goal, this one:


 Doesn't really give you a language-encodings association and
languages such as the second and fourth most spoken by # of native
speakers (Spanish and Hindi) are not listed.

 UTF-8 could be used to encode any language but that is not so with
all other encodings.

 Basically what I have in mind is some data looking like:

 ISO-639-3|ISO-639-2|ISO-639-1|Name of language|Name of language as
java " \uffff" unicode format|all encodings that can be used with that

 Example, these would be the first 5 fields of three languages:


 and after those initial four fields, all possible specific encodings
used for the language

 I thought such a list should be easy to find out there.

 Any lists of documentations you would suggest?

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