http://www.languagegeek.com/

http://www.languagegeek.com/ says it is dedicated to the promotion of Native North American languages.  A coworker ran into this site while she was trying to learn more about the Lakota language (and she made a Lakota custom locale too!   I don’t know much about the site, but apparently there are keyboards and other things that might…


Cantonese and Manderin language tagging.

The IETF “Language Tag Registry Update” working group has noted that lots of data is tagged as “zh-Hant”, regardless of whether or not it is pronounced as Cantonese or Manderin.  For video and audio however, this doesn’t allow a fine enough distinction, and so the LTRU is working on revising RFC 4646/4647 and the registry to…


zh-Hans, zh-Hant and the "old" zh-CHS, zh-CHT

With Windows Vista and Microsoft .Net 2.0 (MS07-040 security patch) and 3.0+, we’ve started to use the IETF standard “zh-Hans”, and “zh-Hant” names for Chinese simplified and traditional.  In windows the zh-CHS/zh-CHT names were never used because the named APIs are new to Vista.  Also in Silverlight we don’t use the old names since Silverlight…