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Re: Definition of language codes

On Sun, 21 Feb 1999 Martin Schulze <joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.DE>

> Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I wonder if the codes used in /usr/share/locale are documented
> > defined somewhere.
> This is:
>   <language>[_<territory>][.<character-set>][,<version>]
> And <language> seems to be defined in
>   ftp://ftp.infodrom.north.de/pub/doc/tech/tcpip/iso-3166.gz
> Now where is <territory> defined?

The complete naming scheme is described in the Filesystem Hierarchy
Standard (FHS-2.0) complete with references as to which standards are
to be used for language and territory.  I don't have an URL handy or I
would include it.

Hope this helps,

Olaf Meeuwissen               Ph.D. student, Shinshu University, Japan
olaf@IMSL.shinshu-u.ac.jp    Information Management Systems Laboratory

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