Re: Is LANG appropriate for non-human languages?

Terry Allen (
Wed, 2 Aug 95 11:05:08 EDT

>Reading rfc1766, it seems to be intended to cover only human
>languages, although it does make a distinction between script
>variants, as "az-arabic" and "az-cyrillic".

I am kind of ignoring what this distinction could be useful for,
unless there is a innate difference (e.g. vocabulary, grammar,...)
between Azerbaijani when written with Arabic or Cyrillic characters.

One will not be a precise transliteration of the other.


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