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Re: [CDR Framework] i18n comment: Language identification for child documents

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 14:28:56 -0800
Message-Id: <AE3AE9BC-4183-44C3-9ADF-8CDCA557D817@apple.com>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>, public-cdf@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
To: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>


On Feb 10, 2006, at 8:09 AM, François Yergeau wrote:

>
> Bjoern Hoehrmann a écrit :
>> Well, if there is no explicit language information you have to guess.
>
> xml:lang is explicit language information.  The issue is that the  
> CDR spec should say that its scope extends to referred-to objects  
> in a compound document, just like it deals with events, so that the  
> CDR works  just like a CDI.

CDR should not work just like CDI. It doesn't currently, and trying  
to make CDR behave that way, whether for events or language info, is  
going to break existing content and is bad design. I strongly oppose  
trying to make CDR act like CDI instead of the way it acts today.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Friday, 10 February 2006 22:29:10 GMT

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