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BCP 47

RFC 5646

"Tags for Identifying Languages", September 2009

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5646.txt
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Obsoletes:
RFC 4646
Authors:
A. Phillips, Ed.
M. Davis, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ltru (app)

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Abstract

This document describes the structure, content, construction, and semantics of language tags for use in cases where it is desirable to indicate the language used in an information object. It also describes how to register values for use in language tags and the creation of user-defined extensions for private interchange. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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