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…

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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…

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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…

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