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

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