Re: RFP: externalize *all* locale-specific information

From: Christian Biesinger (
Date: Tue Apr 30 2002 - 03:01:35 EDT

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    On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 04:56:28AM +0100, Andrew Dunbar wrote:
    > Does gettext use 2-letter or 3-letter
    > language codes?

    Hm... afaik it basically uses whatever $LANG contains, which is in
    language_REGION format (e.g. de_AT) (though if the exact match isn't
    available, it tries language itself, that would be de in my example).

    I suppose it can handle 3 letter language codes just as well.

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