Variants of Japanese (was: Re: Unilingua)

John.Cowan jcowan at
Mon Sep 19 03:03:26 CEST 2005

Tex Texin scripsit:

> It makes more sense to me to recommend for tagging purposes that people be
> consistent and use region always, to reflect as closely as possible the
> author's language and/or the intended audience, and for matching purposes to
> be as least restrictive as needed. So tag ja-JP, but match on ja (or "ja-JP,
> ja").

I don't have a problem with that when it comes to well-known languages.
For obscure ones, national variants are pretty unlikely.

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