14.4 Additional Resources

The following table lists additional resources for learning more about locales, country and language codes, and encodings.

Table 14-3 Additional Internationalization Resources


Resource Location

Language and country codes (locale)

RFC 1766

NOTE:Although RFC 1766 uses the hyphen character ( - ) to separate language and country information, QuickFinder uses the underscore character ( _ ) in order to conform to the Java convention.

ISO 639

ISO 3166

Character sets

Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Character Set registry


Unicode Consortium home page


UTF-8: A Transformation Format of ISO10646