[sword-devel] Website - module lists

Chris Little chrislit at crosswire.org
Wed Dec 17 12:05:18 MST 2008

DM Smith wrote:
> For Hebrew, there are 3 codes (there used to be a 4-th of iw. Java uses 
> this internally.)
> heb and he for Hebrew
> hbo for Hebrew, Ancient

Ah, excellent. I did not know about hbo. I'm guessing that's a 639-3 

> On a related note, there are multiple scripts for some languages. I wish 
> there were a standard for scripts that would be ready to use.

ISO 15924 (http://unicode.org/iso15924/iso15924-codes.html) is the 
standard for scripts.

And the way to combine language, script, & country tags into locale 
values is described in BCP 47.


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