Proposed modified records for 'cpe' and 'son'
addison at amazon.com
Mon Jan 5 19:12:13 CET 2009
Browsers don’t do matching either. In a browser you can set your language preferences. Some web sites will look at that information to determine the language or locale of the content to serve back to you (using a matching algorithm).
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From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no] On Behalf Of CE Whitehead
Sent: Monday, January 05, 2009 9:51 AM
To: ietf-languages at iana.org
Subject: Re: Proposed modified records for 'cpe' and 'son'
Again, thanks for the information! I meant to say browsers, what filtering algorithms do the four or five most common browsers use to match language tags?
--C. E. Whitehead
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> Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 19:19:43 -0500
> From: John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>
> CE Whitehead scripsit:
> > So extended filtering is the only option for compatibility. I
> > still need to research which search engines use extended filtering,
> Search engines don't use language tags at all, except internally;
> at the scale of the Web, it would be reckless to assume that
> documents are correctly tagged.
> What asininity could I have uttered John Cowan <cowan at ccil.org>
> that they applaud me thus? http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
> --Phocion, Greek orator
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