Welcome to the official home of
14651 PDAM 1 - Sorting
CD2 of 15897 - Cultural registry
Final Text of 14652 - Cultural Specification format (locales)
is responsible for internationalization in SC22 and the rest of JTC1.
Internationalization is often abbreviated i18n, as there is 18
letters between the initial "i" and the ending "n" in
"internationalization". Likewise the related term
"localization" is abbreviated "l10n".
Approved international standards and other specifications produced include:
To obtain the international standards, please contact
projects and their
Other information available is:
- Functionality of the internationalization of applications
- ISO/IEC TR 10176:
Guidelines for the preparation of programming language standards - amendment on external identifiers
- ISO/IEC 14651: International string ordering
- ISO/IEC 14652: Specification method for Cultural Conventions
- ISO/IEC 15897: Procedures for registration for cultural conventions
If you want further information, or want to participate, please contact
or one of the contact addresses of the WG.