Language / Locale identifiers
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Mon Dec 13 05:08:24 CET 2010
From: Kent Karlsson [mailto:kent.karlsson14 at telia.com]
>> I don't recommend that people start tagging their Web pages with time
>> zone or collation-strength information.
> I wouldn't be so categorical. Some web pages allow for (re)sorting functionality
> (see for instance the tables in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_639). Given a
> page in German (say), (re)sorting a column may depend on using either de
> (with default German collation) or de-u-co-phonebk (with a collation order
> adapted for "phonebook" use, e.g. a list of names).
Re-sorting the page might take collation info as an input. Declaring a property on a page is an output. Doug's point is valid.
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