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  • Ticket #28197, comment 9

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    22> A proper mapping of language codes that can be fallen back to could help a bit with both this and performance.
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    4 This might prove a task of epic proportions. Ethnologue is trying, for years, and it's still not completely accurate, despite the thousands of entries. I understand the engineering drive to normalize this stuff, but suspect that there are simply too many shades and nuances (not to mention the fact that it's constantly changing) for a usable, discrete classification. I'm not even sure it's desirable.
     4This might prove a task of epic proportions. [http://www.ethnologue.com/world Ethnologue] has been trying, for years, and it's still not completely accurate, despite the thousands of entries. I understand the engineering drive to normalize this stuff, but suspect that there are simply too many shades and nuances (not to mention the fact that it's constantly changing) for a usable, discrete classification. I'm not even sure it's desirable.