Problems deciding if az- should have multiple registrations...

Martin Duerst duerst at
Tue Apr 15 12:38:01 CEST 2003

At 17:50 03/04/14 -0700, Addison Phillips [wM] wrote:

>The point is that calling setlocale with "ja.UTF8" doesn't work. I can
>generate the appropriate Unicode-encoded locale on some systems only by
>filling out the region tag. That's my point. Any not a hypothetical one. I
>have a small C program that does collation and it tries hard to convert the
>HTTP requested language into a UTF-8 locale for LC_COLLATE. This works more
>reliably if I have a full language tag. Again, this is possibly a mapping

I think this is very much a mapping problem. While 'th-th' is a legal
RFC 3066 tag, 'th' of course also is a legal RFC 3066 tag. If your
system has limitations such as the above, that's a problem for the
local system, not for the language tags.

Regards,    Martin.

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