hierarchy in language tags
Sean M. Burke
sburke at cpan.org
Wed Feb 12 04:31:55 CET 2003
At 11:32 AM 2003-02-12 +0000, Jon Hanna quoted Martin Duerst saying:
>"The hierarchy of language tags is a feature that can be used, not a
>feature that must be used."
Hm, it's it being a "feature" sounds a long way from it being "shown to be
Anyway, personally I'm trying to see any trouble with assuming that
"Accept-Language: XX-YY" can, in a pinch, match a document tagged merely as
XX. There are a few cases where it is likely to do the wrong thing, but I
have a feeling that those are exceptional cases.
Sean M. Burke http://search.cpan.org/~sburke/
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