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Yoruba and Hausa language support

Hi folks! 

[hope I'm not OT here..]

I'm exploring the possiblity of using Yoruba[1] and Hausa[2] languages
on training PCs for a volunteer project in Nigeria (austrian-nigerian
"whelp" project). Google at least showed up a language-pack-yo (yorumba)
from ubuntu. I had no luck with hausa yet, but found the (commercial)
wazobia[3] Linux distribution providing support for both. I've already
mailed them in the hope they'll share what they have achieved.

[1] http://www.bisharat.net/wikidoc/pmwiki.php/PanAfrLoc/Yoruba
[2] http://www.bisharat.net/wikidoc/pmwiki.php/PanAfrLoc/Hausa
[3] http://www.wazobialinux.com

As I want to use Debian GNU/Linux for the Boxes I still have some
questions regarding language support and problems that I may face (I
have no idea about these languages; doing linux- and networktraining in
english there. However, I said I'll try... ;-) ).

Language codes for both are ISO-639-3?. Yoruba seems do be "latin-based
with three addidional characters" and should be Webbook(whatever this
is), a sample alphabet can be found here[4]. Hausa[5], even worse, "has
both a standardized Romanized (Latin) and an Arabic orthography." and
"Webbook, with modifications". aargh .. help!

So, where I can't find suitable fonts in Debian? :-)

[4] http://www.omniglot.com/writing/yoruba.htm
[5] http://www.omniglot.com/writing/hausa.htm

Further, a apt-cache search on ISO-639 gave me iso-codecs:
_._. .._ _  .... . ._. .  __..__  _._. .._ _  .... . ._. .
Description: ISO language, territory, currency  codes and their
 This package provides the ISO-639 Language code list, the
 ISO-4217 currency list, the ISO-3166 Territory code list,
 and ISO-3166-2 sub-territory lists.
 It also (more importantly) provides their translations in .po form.
_._. .._ _  .... . ._. .  __..__  _._. .._ _  .... . ._. .

If I get this right, this will be sufficient for console usage?
Something like LANG=??_yo.ISO-639-? and ??_ha.ISO-639-? resp.
dpkg-recofigure locales? 

Very mucho THX for some input on this,

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