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From Xuacu <>
Subject Re: Language codes ???
Date Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:26:37 GMT

2013/3/16 Andrea Pescetti <>:

A good explanation about ISO codes for languages!

>> I expected dialects within a language to be written as e.g. es_XX, and I
>> know there is an ongoing effort on translating to
>>     Catalan Euskadi and Gallego
> No, this would be a dangerous approach! There is a lot of "political
> correctness" at work here. Everything that is in ISO is a language. So all
> languages spoken in Spain have equal dignity and their own codes. Catalan is
> "ca", Basque/Euskadi is "eu", Gallego is "gl" and you listed all three of
> them.

And there are also the Asturian (ast) and the Aragonese (an)
languages, often forgotten because they don't have an official legal
status in Spain. But still we exist ;)

All the best

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