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Re: Label header i18n, and RFC 2277

From: Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 14:32:01 -0700
To: ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010416143200.C31832@lyra.org>
On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 09:24:19AM -0700, Jim Whitehead wrote:
> To resolve this issue, DeltaV needs to either:
> (a) Develop a plausible explanation for why label information is not human
> readable text.
> (b) Explain why label text, unlike all other human readable text, does not
> require language tagging.
> (c) Add a language tag to the label.
> In my opinion, choices (a) and (b) are high-risk, since they have a higher
> probability of causing the DeltaV draft to be sent back to the working group
> to resolve the i18n issues associated with labels.  Choice (c) is low-risk,
> since it meets the letter and spirit of RFC 2277.

Fair enough.

Rather than nuke the header, I propose that we take advantage of the
standard format for headers:

  Label: name; language="en-us"

Note that RFC 2616, S3.10 talks about how to specify a language value.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Monday, 16 April 2001 17:30:05 UTC

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