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[Bug localedata/14172] Please add the az_IR locale
- From: "mousamk at gmail dot com" <sourceware-bugzilla at sourceware dot org>
- To: libc-locales at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:09:03 +0000
- Subject: [Bug localedata/14172] Please add the az_IR locale
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--- Comment #8 from Mousa Moradi <mousamk at gmail dot com> 2012-11-19 10:09:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> We have aze which is aliased to az for Azerbaijani and azb for Southern
> So, using az is correct since it's the two letter form.
> There's no two letter form for Southern Azerbaijani and thus we should use azb.
Please note that according to ISO-639-3, 'az' (or 'aze') is a macrolanguage and
has 'azj' (North Azerbaijani) and 'azb' (South Azerbaijani) as sublanguages.
The language in az_AZ is North Azerbaijani and not only a simple "Azerbaijani"
Your dividing of this to "Azerbaijani" and "South Azerbaijani" is not correct,
since starting from ISO-639-3, one is macrolanguage and the other is a concrete
language. 'azj' is some kind of 'az' but 'az' is not necessarily 'azj'.
And looking to the fact that North Azerbaijani is not spoken in Iran, az_IR
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