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Manual Reference Pages  -  LOCALE::CODES::LANGFAM (3)

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NAME

Locale::Codes::LangFam - standard codes for language extension identification

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



   use Locale::Codes::LangFam;

   $lext = code2langfam(apa);                 # $lext gets Apache languages
   $code = langfam2code(Apache languages);    # $code gets apa

   @codes   = all_langfam_codes();
   @names   = all_langfam_names();



DESCRIPTION

The Locale::Codes::LangFam module provides access to standard codes used for identifying language families, such as those as defined in ISO 639-5.

Most of the routines take an optional additional argument which specifies the code set to use. If not specified, the default ISO 639-5 language family codes will be used.

SUPPORTED CODE SETS

There are several different code sets you can use for identifying language families. 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:



   $lext = code2langfam(apa,alpha);
   $lext = code2langfam(apa,LOCALE_LANGFAM_ALPHA);



The codesets currently supported are:
<B>alphaB> This is the set of three-letter (lowercase) codes from ISO 639-5 such as ’apa’ for Apache languages.

This is the default code set.

ROUTINES

<B>code2langfam ( CODE [,CODESET] )B>
<B>langfam2code ( NAME [,CODESET] )B>
<B>langfam_code2code ( CODE ,CODESET ,CODESET2 )B>
<B>all_langfam_codes ( [CODESET] )B>
<B>all_langfam_names ( [CODESET] )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::rename_langfam ( CODE ,NEW_NAME [,CODESET] )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::add_langfam ( CODE ,NAME [,CODESET] )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::delete_langfam ( CODE [,CODESET] )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::add_langfam_alias ( NAME ,NEW_NAME )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::delete_langfam_alias ( NAME )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::rename_langfam_code ( CODE ,NEW_CODE [,CODESET] )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::add_langfam_code_alias ( CODE ,NEW_CODE [,CODESET] )B>
<B>Locale::Codes::LangFam::delete_langfam_code_alias ( CODE [,CODESET] )B> These routines are all documented in the Locale::Codes::API man page.

SEE ALSO

<B>Locale::CodesB> The Locale-Codes distribution.
<B>Locale::Codes::APIB> The list of functions supported by this module.
http://www.loc.gov/standards/iso639-5/id.php ISO 639-5 .

AUTHOR

See Locale::Codes for full author history.

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

COPYRIGHT



   Copyright (c) 2011-2014 Sullivan Beck



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

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