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RE: BCP 47 reference (was Re: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header from digest)

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@amazon.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 09:14:55 -0700
To: Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "ietf@ietf.org" <ietf@ietf.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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> Your proposal to use 'lang' to mean the same as @hreflang in HTML,
> when there is
> also a seperate @lang HTML, is confusing. I think it is probably
> best if this
> specification honours this historical distinction.

I don't disagree, which is why I said "consider". The problem with the historical usage is that people are confused by how to use it. They expect a 'lang' refers to the language of the item in question.

Addison

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect -- Lab126
Chair -- W3C Internationaliation WG

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.


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