Diplomat provides Django models for the countries and languages covered by the ISO 3166 and ISO 639 standards, respectively. Diplomat is implemented as a wrapper around a subset of pycountry, and its interface should feel familiar to users of that module.
diplomat to your
INSTALLED_APPS, then run the
syncdb command, which
will create the required language and country models.
Diplomat's field models exactly mirror the attributes of the pycountry database objects that they imitate. In addition to these attributes, custom manager methods are available for some of the objects provided by diplomat.
ISOLanguage model is a wrapper around the
>>> from diplomat.models import ISOLanguage >>> aragonese = ISOLanguage.objects.get(alpha2='an') >>> aragonese.alpha2 u'an' >>> aragonese.bibliographic u'arg' >>> aragonese.terminology u'arg' >>> aragonese.name u'Aragonese'
In addition, it provides a custom model manager.
>>> from diplomat.models import ISOLanguage >>> all_languages = ISOLanguage.objects.all() >>> basic_languages = ISOLanguage.objects.basic() >>> usable_languages = ISOLanguage.objects.usable() >>> all_languages.count() > usable_languages.count() > basic_languages.count() True >>> all([l.alpha2 for l in all_languages]) False >>> all([l.alpha2 for l in basic_languages]) True >>> all_languages.filter(terminology='zxx').count() 1 >>> usable_languages.filter(terminology='zxx').count() 0
ISOCountry model is a wrapper around the
>>> from diplomat.models import ISOCountry >>> germany = ISOCountry.objects.get(alpha2='DE') >>> germany.alpha2 u'DE' >>> germany.alpha3 u'DEU' >>> germany.numeric u'276' >>> germany.name u'Germany' >>> germany.official_name u'Federal Republic of Germany'
Diplomat provides a series of simple form fields for selecting country and
language objects. These fields, which can be imported from
are as follows:
A field for selecting a single usable language.
A field for selecting multiple usable languages.
A field for selecting a single basic language covered by ISO 639-1.
A field for selecting multiple basic languages covered by ISO 639-1.
A field for selecting a single country.
A field for selecting multiple countries.