New extension for transformed languages

From: Mark Davis ☕ <>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 08:45:49 -0800

Just got a new spec published that for the first time gives a standard way
to specify transliterations between languages. So "Italian transliterated
into Russian letters" can be requested or tagged with the code "ru-t-it".
It is now in the standard for identifying languages on the internet (

[FYI, the page below is an example of how transliteration is used at

Greetings from Santa Kurara, Kariforunia - Google Open Source

The spec is at, and supported in the latest
version of the Unicode Locale Data specification (LDML,

Thanks to +Yoshito Umaoka <> ,
+Addison Phillips <> ,
Courtney Falk, Doug Ewell, +Pete
and others for helping to put this together!

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Mark <>
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