Trusting the user; they know what language they speak.

As a digital nomad one of the most difficult things to overcome is language barriers, most people default to English as a lingua franca but computers can’t be so easily coerced if there is a “smart” website which geo-locates your IP and serves you a localised webpage and no option to disable it.

Surely there is an easier way to ascertain browser localisation.

Maybe something in the http headers that browsers always send..

Maybe it could be called something like Accept-Language as in “this browser accepts these languages”…

oh, it exists- what luck!

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Maybe we can use this instead?


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Failing to monitor, dying without dignity.

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