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Re: question on issue-110 (xml:lang vs. lang)

From: Leroy Finn <finnle@tcd.ie>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:26:54 +0000
Message-ID: <CAMYWBwtjfYeA0eKC2XzH_NLLOWq_VFNvqxJEXbNcmKEo94MypQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>, "public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org" <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
If this is okay with everyone I can add this to the test suite today.

Leroy



On 25 January 2013 11:17, Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org> wrote:

> Am 25.01.13 11:19, schrieb Jirka Kosek:
>
>  On 25.1.2013 9:01, Felix Sasaki wrote:
>>
>>  we had discussed on Wednesday
>>> http://www.w3.org/2013/01/23-**mlw-lt-irc#T11-36-22<http://www.w3.org/2013/01/23-mlw-lt-irc#T11-36-22>
>>> that xml:lang and lang take precedence over the BCP 47 value conveyed by
>>> a "langRule". One clarification question: should we state that this
>>> relation also includes inherited values? e.g.
>>>
>>> <html xml:lang="en" ...>...
>>> <its:langRule selector="//h:p" langPointer="@class">
>>> ...
>>> <body lang="ja"> ...
>>> <p class="de">...
>>> </html>
>>>
>>> In this case the output of processing "langRule" would convey "en":
>>> xml:lang takes precedence over HTML lang. And xml:lang inherits to "p".
>>>
>> My instinct says that inheritence shouldn't be applied here and for p
>> element language should be selected using langRule.
>>
>>  Fine by me - so the output in the test suite would be
>
> /html    lang="en"
> ...
> /html/body[1]    lang="ja"
> /html/body[1]/p[1]    lang="de"
>
> Now, if "p" contains a "span" element, what would the language be? Probably
>
> /html/body[1]/p[1]/span[1]    lang="de"
>
> Best,
>
> Felix
>
>
>
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