I'm comparing your tags to the list of installed locales. There are 144 in
JDK 1.3 (beta) for Linux.... none of which is a form of Gaelic. This
illustrates how having a standard tag doesn't always have much
meaning: the operating systems and APIs have to support the languages too!
As an add-on to the existing code (to be finished sometime *after* IUC 17)
I'm including a lookup against the actual standard tags from the RFC.
Addison P. Phillips Principal Consultant
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On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Sean O Seaghdha wrote:
> Ar 31 Aug 2000, ag 10:57 scríobh firstname.lastname@example.org
> fán ábhar "RE: Same language, two locales (RE:":
> > I have short topic and some source code on the website trying to depict
> > why this is not a simple problem: it's easy to parse the header and hard
> > to know what it means.
> > (http://www.inter-locale.com/demos/langnego.xtp)
> Interesting page, Addison. I was amused to see that two of my AcceptLanguages
> settings were "nameless" - ga & gd (Irish & Scots Gaelic), both of which I
> thought were standard tags. Is this a limitation of Java? Why didn't they
> just include all languages that have tags?
> S e á n Ó S é a g h d h a email@example.com
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