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Re: Flag images

On lun., 2010-02-15 at 12:03 -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> Flags are a poor representation of a particular language, and language
> selection is better handled using locales and content-negotiation
> anyway. [There are many examples where a country speaks many
> languages, and examples where multiple countries have the same
> language, but different dialects.]

But flags (as an image) /are/ a quick way to identify a locale. Sometime
they don't exactly overlap, thus the above problem, but they are still
useful. Maybe not in content-negotiation, but for example to switch
between locales easily, to switch keyboard mapping, to ask for some
content different from the current locales, etc.


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