Application - locale (set of parameters)

About

A locale refers to a national language and the region in which the language is spoken.

Generally a locale identifier consists of at least:

  • a language identifier
  • and a region identifier.

Any special variant preferences can be added.

Example: English language in the US country

en-US

Usage

Data Type rendering

Render or parse data type with the appropriate locale formatting, such as using the correct:

Content Translation

The locale is the key parameter that permits to localize an application .

Metadata

Search Engine are also using this information set in web meta to localize the content.

Unicode Data

Documentation / Reference


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