Principles of Operation (was LANGUAGE SUBTAG REQUESTFORMErzgebirgisch)

David Starner prosfilaes at
Sat Jan 26 15:38:03 CET 2008

On Jan 25, 2008 6:02 AM, Frank Ellermann <nobody at> wrote:
> David Starner wrote:
> > Why does it matter whether it's en-caesarea or ang-caesarea
> > except to linguists? Those details should be hidden from
> > end users and are in most cases.
> I have "en-GB", "en", and "en-us" in the language preferences
> of my browser, and with a "quick locale switcher" tool I can
> pick what I want for tests.  So far my browser, this tool, and
> I never considered to add "ang" or "sxu".

That's because "ang" and "sxu" aren't common languages. It's not
likely they're going to add -caesarea on there whether it's en or ang,
so what difference does it make?

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