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A code for a language. -- Liliana • 13:57, 3 December 2011 (UTC)
- Keep. Intuitively I would think it is a code in a language, or a code (i.e. algorithm for secret transmission) embedded in a language. In fact, it is merely an abbreviation indicating a particular language. bd2412 T 20:51, 3 December 2011 (UTC)
- Delete, straightforward. Mglovesfun (talk) 21:30, 3 December 2011 (UTC)
- Delete. Note that the definition is incorrect, since a language code is not a "system". A system would be ISO 639; a code would be en or fr. Thus, it is a code for a language. --EncycloPetey 22:51, 3 December 2011 (UTC)
- keep, seems like a valid technical termLucifer 09:46, 4 December 2011 (UTC)
- Keep. I only learned what language code is when I joined Wiktionary. I would have thought it was a programming language. It's not intuitive at all. The definition may need to be fixed. It's an identifier of a language (usually one). --Anatoli (обсудить) 07:03, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
- Usually one what, sorry? Mglovesfun (talk) 13:10, 5 December 2011 (UTC)
- Some language codes stand for groups of languages, such as zh. — TAKASUGI Shinji (talk) 00:29, 6 December 2011 (UTC)
- Or there are variants, more than one identifier for one language, older, newer, redundant, some with a limited usage. I lied :) when I said it was in Wiktionary I came across language codes for the first. They are used in programming as well (I never used myself). Also, there are non-standard language codes used in certain areas, those codes are not applicable in Wiktionary or programming but are used for administration purposes. --Anatoli (обсудить) 00:38, 6 December 2011 (UTC)
- Keep. This term specifically means a short alphabetic or numeric identifier assigned to a language. — TAKASUGI Shinji (talk) 00:29, 6 December 2011 (UTC)
- What else could a code be, really? You can't expect images or hashes and ampersands. Mglovesfun (talk) 15:48, 9 December 2011 (UTC)
- Delete, but I can see the consensus is gonna be keep. Compare currency code, which also passed, despite being obvious SoP. Equinox ◑ 00:34, 6 December 2011 (UTC)
Kept. — TAKASUGI Shinji (talk) 10:13, 10 January 2012 (UTC)