[Tagging] RFC: Names localization

Miloš Komarčević kmilos at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 15:49:38 BST 2012


On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 3:39 PM, Miloš Komarčević <kmilos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Also, what is the code for Hanja, which is essentially Chinese characters used
>> in Korea?  I couldn't find one, so I used zh (which is *actual* Chinese,
>> which might be subtly different).
>>
>
> This would be 'ko-Hani' (ISO 15 code for Hanja).

Or, 'ko-Kore', as registered with IANA:

Type: language
Subtag: ko
Description: Korean
Added: 2005-10-16
Suppress-Script: Kore

>From ISO 15924:

Hani 	 	Han (Hanzi, Kanji, Hanja)
Kore 	 	Korean (alias for Hangul + Han)

I'm not going to pretend I understand the difference. ;)

But since it's registered as 'Suppress-Script', it means that if you
just tag something as 'kr', you really meant 'ko-Kore'.

HTH,
M



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