Tags for the Identification of Languages

This RFC 3066 was published in 2001.


This document describes a language tag for use in cases where it is desired to indicate the language used in an information object, how to register values for use in this language tag, and a construct for matching such language tags.

RFC 3066 introduction

Human beings on our planet have, past and present, used a number of languages.
There are many reasons why one would want to identify the language used when presenting information.

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