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Locale::filterMatches

locale_filter_matches

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

Locale::filterMatches -- locale_filter_matchesChecks if a language tag filter matches with locale

Description

Object oriented style

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

Procedural style

bool locale_filter_matches ( string $langtag , string $locale [, bool $canonicalize = false ] )

Checks if a $langtag filter matches with $locale according to RFC 4647's basic filtering algorithm

Parameters

langtag

The language tag to check

locale

The language range to check against

canonicalize

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

Return Values

TRUE if $locale matches $langtag FALSE otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 locale_filter_matches() example

<?php
echo (locale_filter_matches('de-DEVA','de-DE'false)) ? "Matches" "Does not match"
echo 
'; ';
echo (
locale_filter_matches('de-DE_1996','de-DE'false)) ? "Matches" "Does not match"
?>

Example #2 OO example

<?php
echo (Locale::filterMatches('de-DEVA','de-DE'false)) ? "Matches" "Does not match"
echo 
'; ';
echo (
Locale::filterMatches('de-DE-1996','de-DE'false)) ? "Matches" "Does not match"
?>

The above example will output:

Does not match; Matches

See Also

  • locale_lookup() - Searches the language tag list for the best match to the language

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