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[ESW Wiki] Update of "its0503ReqLangLocale" by MasakiItagaki

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Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 08:12:03 -0000
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The following page has been changed by MasakiItagaki:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/its0503ReqLangLocale


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  Identifying languages (such as French and Spanish) and locales (such as Canadian French and Ecuadorian Spanish) is very important in rendering and processing document text and content properly since they provide specifications of language-dependent properties, such as hyphenation, text wrapping rules, color usage, fonts, spell checking quotation marks and other punctuation, etc. 
  
- In order to simplify parsing process by documentation and localization tools, there should be declaration of a primary language/locale that is applied to the whole document as well as externalized content. This should be done as a document-level property. Meanwhile, as a document may contain content with multiple languages/locales, 
+ In order to simplify parsing process by documentation and localization tools, there should be declaration of a language/locale that is applied to the whole document as well as externalized content. This should be done as a document-level property. Meanwhile, as a document may contain content with multiple languages/locales, 
  
  '''[CL] Shouldn't we already here advice against truly multilingual documents? '''
  
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