Re: Flags and Language icons (was: Re: Official ISO 3166 country codes online)

From: Robert Brady (
Date: Wed Dec 01 1999 - 17:13:48 EST

On Wed, 1 Dec 1999, Karl Pentzlin wrote:

> Moreover, flag symbols are *colourful* and thus meet the needs of the
> average web page designer far more than some dull squares with letters
> inside. Thus, as long as the vast majority of multilingual web pages offers
> that very few languages anyway, we have to live (and in my opinion we can
> live) with flags as language symbols - until a better solution is
> standardized and brought to wide acceptance.

There is a better solution which has been standardised. It is called
"Content-Language:" and "Accept-Language:" (see the other thread).


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