[sword-devel] Locale abbrev "gsw" for modules?

Joachim Ansorg sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 23 Oct 2002 20:36:20 +0200

Thank you,
this helped me.

I looked on the downoad script and saw GSW, ant thought it's used as iso639-2 
code, because it has not x-E- in front of it. But only the download script 
left out the x-E- part :)


> On Tue, 22 Oct 2002, Joachim Ansorg wrote:
> > Chris,
> > where is the locale code gsw defined? I can't find it in ISO639-1 or
> > ISO639-2. I'm implementing better support for fonts and module languages
> > in BibleTime, I'd be glad for some hints where you got all your locale
> > definitions.
> Preference order for locale codes are:
> ISO 639-1
> ISO 639-2
> Ethnologue (http://www.ethnologue.org/)
> We intend to always follow OSIS locale conventions, which state that
> Ethnologue codes will be encoded in the format x-E-??? where ???
> represents the 3-letter Ethnologue code in capital letters (though
> capitalization really doesn't matter here).
> Some older modules maintain a former format for Ethnolgoue codes of
> xx-???, including the AleWiesler module.
> --Chris

Joachim Ansorg