Correct locale for non-national languages?
- From: Charles Voelger <cvoelger dweasel com>
- To: gnome-i18n gnome org
- Subject: Correct locale for non-national languages?
- Date: 27 Feb 2003 13:13:18 -0500
locales are ussually lang_COUNTRY as in en_US or en_GB, but what is the
correct format for an 'international' language such as esperanto?
I have seen eo_EO - but this seems wrong to me as EO is not an ISO
country code, and shouldnt be confused as such. I've also seen eo_XX
but that just seems sloppy to me.
Is there an approved way of doing this? Should one make seperate
locales for different countries, so we'd have eo_US, eo_DK, etc etc? Or
would it be best to just have "eo" and leave the "_COUNTRY" off?
Charles Voelger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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