Re: Variant locales?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Apr 22 2002 - 13:06:18 EDT

At 09:32 -0700 2002-04-22, Deborah Goldsmith wrote:
>I had a recent inquiry from inside Apple as to whether there was a
>registry of variants of the standard ISO locales, e.g. ja_JP.kana
>for Japanese written only with kana. Does anyone know if there is
>any standard that attempts to describe such things?

The cultural registry at DKUUG can do that kind of thing, but I don't
think it is very highly stocked. For some of these things you can
combine language and country codes fairly freely. See ISO 639, and
also the ISO 3066 language tag registry

Michael Everson *** Everson Typography ***

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