From: Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Apr 18 2009 - 15:07:05 CDT
-On [20090418 21:35], Ed Trager (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>Will HTTP Accept-Language ever give you any more information than
Accept-Language: da, en-gb;q=0.8, en;q=0.7
Whereas, what I understand from the various implementations of
Accept-Language gives a list of the languages a user's browser wants to
settle for, using the q-value to specify the particular preference level.
>Just out of curiosity, which "Babel" project are you talking about?
Sorry for not making that clear.
>So I am just wondering if anyone has been thinking about exposing more
>specific locale information inside of web browsers? For example, a
>browser could just read the OS's locale information and expose that in
>report information about numeric and date formats, currency, etc.
Well, in a sense it does that via the language-territory combination. You
just have to map that combination to something sensible on the server side.
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