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Re: issue 264: language tagging, was: Comments on draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2010 12:12:48 +0100
Message-ID: <4CD143B0.1040603@gmx.de>
To: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>, httpbis <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 02.11.2010 20:25, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 02.11.2010 05:52, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
>>> Also, we should remove the language tagging facility
>>> because it is gratuitous.
>>
>> I also agree with this. There is currently no OS or any related facility
>> that 'knows' in any way in what language its filenames are. There is
>> also no way for a user to enter that information, in the interfaces I
>> know. There is also no practice of language negotiation for filenames
>> (there is language negotiation for different language versions of
>> content, where as a result the filenames may also be different, but
>> that's a different thing).
>
> I made this <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/264>:
>
> Proposal:
>
> 1) At the end of 3.1, add:
>
> "Note: the format used for ext-value allows specifying a natural
> language; this is of limited use for filenames and is likely to be
> ignored by recipients."
>
> 2) In Section 4, language tagging is used in one example; modify the
> example not to use it.
>
> Best regards, Julian

-> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/1074>:

    Furthermore note that the format used for ext-value allows specifying
    a natural language; this is of limited use for filenames and is
    likely to be ignored by recipients.

Best regards, Julian
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