My language has no ISO 639 code assigned. Can I still translate in Launchpad without one?

Created by Matthew Revell on on 2008-11-18
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Last updated by:
Jeroen T. Vermeulen on on 2009-01-06

Before we open a language for translation in Launchpad, we require that it have a language code assigned in ISO 639 ( The language code should be for this exact language, not for a wider collection of languages.

In most cases, getting a code assigned by ISO is not complicated. Visit the US Library of Congress website -- -- to get more information.