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Locale::lookup

locale_lookup

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0, PECL intl >= 1.0.0)

Locale::lookup -- locale_lookupSearches the language tag list for the best match to the language

Description

Object oriented style

public static string Locale::lookup ( array $langtag , string $locale [, bool $canonicalize = false [, string $default ]] )

Procedural style

string locale_lookup ( array $langtag , string $locale [, bool $canonicalize = false [, string $default ]] )

Searches the items in langtag for the best match to the language range specified in locale according to RFC 4647's lookup algorithm.

Parameters

langtag

An array containing a list of language tags to compare to locale. Maximum 100 items allowed.

locale

The locale to use as the language range when matching.

canonicalize

If true, the arguments will be converted to canonical form before matching.

default

The locale to use if no match is found.

Return Values

The closest matching language tag or default value.

Examples

Example #1 locale_lookup() example

<?php
$arr 
= array(
    
'de-DEVA',
    
'de-DE-1996',
    
'de',
    
'de-De'
);
echo 
locale_lookup($arr'de-DE-1996-x-prv1-prv2'false'en_US');
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
$arr 
= array(
    
'de-DEVA',
    
'de-DE-1996',
    
'de',
    
'de-De'
);
echo 
Locale::lookup($arr'de-DE-1996-x-prv1-prv2'false'en_US');
?>

The above example will output:

de_de_1996

See Also

PHP Manual