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ISO language codes are very useful, but do we trust that to be a complete list?  For example, Lojban uses "jbo" internally, but that's not an official language code yet.
 
ISO language codes are very useful, but do we trust that to be a complete list?  For example, Lojban uses "jbo" internally, but that's not an official language code yet.
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HTML4 class lang does not support (yet) the new 3 letter chars code to define languages (ISO 639-3), so different languages should be abbreviated only by using the 2 letter chars code ISO 639-1.
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== see also ==
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* [[languages-spoken]]
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* [[languages-spoken-examples]]

Latest revision as of 15:05, 1 July 2011

ISO language codes are very useful, but do we trust that to be a complete list? For example, Lojban uses "jbo" internally, but that's not an official language code yet.

HTML4 class lang does not support (yet) the new 3 letter chars code to define languages (ISO 639-3), so different languages should be abbreviated only by using the 2 letter chars code ISO 639-1.

see also