Dublin Core Element : Language
The qualifiers belows are recommended for the Language element:
- Definition: A language of the intellectual content of the resource.
- Comment: Recommended best practice for the values of the Language element is defined by RFC 1766 [RFC1766] which includesa two-letter Language Code (taken from the ISO 639 standard [ISO639]), followed optionally, by a two-letter Country Code (taken from the ISO 3166 standard [ISO3166]). For example, 'en' for English, 'fr' for French, or 'en-uk' for English used in the United Kingdom.
Encoding Schemes for Language:
- ISO 639-2
- RFC 1766
- Definition: Internet RFC 1766 'Tags for the identification of Language' specifies a two letter code taken from ISO 639, followed optionally by a two letter country code taken from ISO 3166. See also: http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1766.txt.