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[ESW Wiki] Update of "its0503ReqLangLocale" by fsasaki

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  == Notes ==
  
- Currently there are several different standards for language/locale specifications, such as RFC3066 [RFC 3066][http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt]. XML 1.0 prescribes a language identification attribute xml:lang ([XML 1.0][http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/], section 2.12, and [XML 1.0 Errata][http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-3e-errata], E01). There is also a technical standard from Unicode regarding the locale data markup language [LDML][http://unicode.org/reports/tr35/]. ITS should carefully review these existing industry standards and clearly define what is a language/locale and its purpose in order to successfully meet this requirement.
+ Currently there are several different standards for language/locale specifications, such as RFC3066 [RFC 3066][http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt]. XML 1.0 prescribes a language identification attribute xml:lang ([XML 1.0][http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/], section 2.12, and [XML 1.0 Errata][http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-3e-errata], E01).The values of xml:lang are defined in terms of RFC 3066 or its successor. Currently, the successor RFC 3066bis is under development. There is also a technical standard from Unicode regarding the locale data markup language [LDML][http://unicode.org/reports/tr35/]. One has to be careful about the difference between locale and language identification, see [http://unicode.org/reports/tr35/#Language_and_Locale_IDs]. RFC 3066bis provides mechanisms to separate these two clearly. ITS should carefully review these existing industry standards and clearly define what is a language/locale and its purpose in order to successfully meet this requirement.
  
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