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Re: languages lists

On Fri, 2009-05-01 at 15:13 +0200, Tobias Quathamer wrote:
> On Friday 01 May 2009 at 14:13, Frank Lin PIAT wrote:
> > Actually, I was wondering about those three letters iso codes
> > (ISO-636-2T or ISO-636-3...?!#@?)
> Ah. The ISO standard 639 consists of four parts. One part is ISO 639-1, 
> which represents the well-known two letter codes (en, it, fr, ...)
> Since your application is about localization, those codes should be enough, 
> [..]

I'll stick to 639-1 codes.

> > Now I have another problem, it's that I prefer a "compact" (i.e common)
> > language name.
> >
> > It seems I can reliably drop anything after semi-column and inside
> > parenthesis:
> > [...]
> Well, probably. The iso-codes package provides the language names exactly 
> like they are written in the ISO standard, sometimes this might be too much 
> information. If you don't want that information, just remove it from the 
> output.

Ok, So I'll drop some stuffs as explained above.

Thank you for those information.


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