From: Pierre Abbat (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Oct 10 2003 - 08:58:10 EDT
On Wednesday 08 October 2003 06:18, Sharuzzaman Ahmat Raslan wrote:
> Kelabit is a subset of Borneo language, which have some similarities with
> Malay (ms). The SIL code is KZI. It does not have direct ISO code, but is
> grouped together with Malay. See
> http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=KZI and
> As the language is commonly used in Malaysia, can it be called kzi_MY,
> copying the pattern of ms_MY?
> I have suggested to "printf scanf" before, in order to test the
> translation, he must set the OS language to Malay (ms_MY) and rename the
> kelabit strings file to ms_MY.strings
> Maybe this kind of simple hack can be included in a special text file, so
> that if anybody is interested to use Kelabit language, must perform the
> name conversion themselves.
> It might not be necessary in the future if Kelabit language has a proper
> ISO code.
We can't call it kzi_MY if there is no iso639 code "kzi", because it might be
used for something else in the future. We can call it map-kzi_MY or
x-sil-kzi_MY, or something like that.
-- .i toljundi do .ibabo mi'afra tu'a do .ibabo damba do .ibabo do jinga .icu'u la ma'atman.
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