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Locale::Codes::LangVar(3)      User Contributed Perl Documentation	Locale::Codes::LangVar(3)

       Locale::Codes::LangVar - standard codes for language variation identification

	  use Locale::Codes::LangVar;

	  $lvar = code2langvar('acm');		       # $lvar gets 'Mesopotamian Arabic'
	  $code = langvar2code('Mesopotamian Arabic'); # $code gets 'acm'

	  @codes   = all_langvar_codes();
	  @names   = all_langvar_names();

       The "Locale::Codes::LangVar" module provides access to standard codes used for identifying
       language variations, such as those as defined in the IANA language registry.

       Most of the routines take an optional additional argument which specifies the code set to
       use. If not specified, the default IANA language registry codes will be used.

       There are several different code sets you can use for identifying language variations. A
       code set may be specified using either a name, or a constant that is automatically
       exported by this module.

       For example, the two are equivalent:

	  $lvar = code2langvar('arevela','alpha');
	  $lvar = code2langvar('arevela',LOCALE_LANGVAR_ALPHA);

       The codesets currently supported are:

	   This is the set of alphanumeric codes from the IANA language registry, such as
	   'arevela' for Eastern Armenian.

	   This code set is identified with the symbol "LOCALE_LANGVAR_ALPHA".

	   This is the default code set.

       code2langvar ( CODE [,CODESET] )
       langvar2code ( NAME [,CODESET] )
       langvar_code2code ( CODE ,CODESET ,CODESET2 )
       all_langvar_codes ( [CODESET] )
       all_langvar_names ( [CODESET] )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::rename_langvar  ( CODE ,NEW_NAME [,CODESET] )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::add_langvar  ( CODE ,NAME [,CODESET] )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::delete_langvar  ( CODE [,CODESET] )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::add_langvar_alias  ( NAME ,NEW_NAME )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::delete_langvar_alias  ( NAME )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::rename_langvar_code  ( CODE ,NEW_CODE [,CODESET] )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::add_langvar_code_alias  ( CODE ,NEW_CODE [,CODESET] )
       Locale::Codes::LangVar::delete_langvar_code_alias  ( CODE [,CODESET] )
	   These routines are all documented in the Locale::Codes::API man page.

	   The Locale-Codes distribution.

	   The list of functions supported by this module.

	   The IANA language subtag registry.

       See Locale::Codes for full author history.

       Currently maintained by Sullivan Beck (sbeck@cpan.org).

	  Copyright (c) 2011-2013 Sullivan Beck

       This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as Perl itself.

perl v5.16.3				    2013-04-12			Locale::Codes::LangVar(3)
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