Key:locale

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Description
Changeset tag; indicates the changeset author's editing interface language. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Changeset
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: discardable

Wikidata

This key is set automatically by several popular editors on created changesets, and is generated based on the language the author has chosen for the editing interface. For example, a changeset made by an editor using  Traditional Chinese in iD should have locale=zh-TW, for "Chinese (Taiwan)".

Software support

JOSM does not set locale=*, but it does include a locale code in created_by=*.

See also