New language codes?

Manuel Ospina mospina at redhat.com
Wed Oct 1 00:38:03 UTC 2008


Hi,

I would prefer to have a unified code for Spanish (es), without the 
country code. Contributors are from different places and using the 
country code may annoy some of them.

Regards,
Manuel

Asgeir Frimannsson escribió:
> ----- "Paul W. Frields" <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 12:01:07PM +1000, Noriko Mizumoto wrote:
>>     
>>> Paul W. Frields さんは書きました:
>>>       
>>>> If the Docs Project is able to complete a transition to Publican
>>>>         
>> for
>>     
>>>> the release notes for Fedora 10, many of our language codes will
>>>> change to ISO standards.  This includes moving from en_US to en-US,
>>>>         
>> as
>>     
>>>> in "Release_Notes-en-US.txt".
>>>>
>>>> It would probably be good if any tools used to spin or release the
>>>> distribution get updated to support both of these options.  I
>>>>         
>> would
>>     
>>>> suggest shifting them to use the ISO standard, en-US, first and
>>>>         
>> the
>>     
>>>> try falling back to en_US.  That way, if we fail utterly and have
>>>>         
>> to
>>     
>>>> drop back to the old way of doing business, the results will still
>>>> land properly.
>>>>         
>>> I've got a favor to ask.
>>> Please make Japanese as ja-JP, not ja as current.
>>>       
>> Asgeir is working on updating the language list to the proper ISO
>> codes now, I believe.  That would certainly include ja-JP! :-)
>>     
>
> Here are the proposed renames. I'm not an expert, and some codes would make more sense without a country-qualifier I guess (country qualifier is ISO-wise optional).
>
>     bn_IN -> bn-IN
>     ca -> ca-ES
>     cs -> cs-CZ
>     da -> da-DK
>     de -> de-DE
>     el -> el-GR
>     es -> es-ES
>     fi -> fi-FI
>     fr -> fr-FR
>     gu -> gu-IN
>     he -> he-IL
>     hi_IN -> hi-IN
>     hr -> hr-HR
>     hu -> hu-HU
>     id -> id-ID
>     it -> it-IT
>     ja -> ja-JP
>     ms -> ms-MY
>     nb -> nb-NO
>     nl -> nl-NL
>     pa -> pa-IN
>     pl -> pl-PL
>     pt_BR -> pt-BR
>     pt -> pt-PT
>     ru -> ru-RU
>     sk -> sk-SK
>     sr -> sr-RS
>     sr_Latn -> sr_Latn-RS
>     sv -> sv-SE
>     ta -> ta-IN
>     uk -> uk-UA
>     zh_CN -> zh-CN
>     zh_TW -> zh-TW
>
> cheers,
> asgeir
>
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