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Re: [Comment on ITS WD] xml:lang missing

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 12:51:12 +0900
Message-ID: <4504DD30.1070301@w3.org>
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-i18n-comments@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org, public-i18n-its@w3.org

Hello i18n core,

This is a reply on behalf of the i18n ITS working group. See also
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=3468 for our discussion.

Thank you very much for your comment. We agreed to implement it. Please
have a look at
http://www.w3.org/International/its/itstagset/itstagset.html#language-information
 , especially the note after example 38.

Please let us know within 2 weeks if you are satisfied. If we don't hear
 from you , we will assume this issue as closed.

Regards,

Felix


Regards,

Felixishida@w3.org wrote:
> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-its-20060518/
> 
> Comment 41
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0606-its/
> Editorial/substantive: S
> Owner: RI
> 
> Location in reviewed document:
> 5.1, 5.3.2
> 
> Comment: 
> We feel it is not acceptable that the markup proposed by ITS makes no mention of ways to define language for the content of ITS elements. At the very least, a proposed approach should be described in text, with xml:lang being held up as the most standard way to do things. Such text could say something like: 
> 
> 
> "xml:lang should be available on the span element, unless the format into which ITS is being integrated has an attribute that fulfills the role of xml:lang, in which case that attribute should be available on the span element." And similar for other elements defined for ITS.
> 
> 
> ITS can point out that xml spec does define xml:lang in a global rules kind of way.
> 
> 
> 
> 
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