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RE: [Serial] additional last call comment about xml:lang

From: Michael Kay <mhk@mhk.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 17:52:53 +0100
To: "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@w3.org>, <public-qt-comments@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org>, "'Liam Quin'" <liam@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040506165332.18DEDA195B@frink.w3.org>

> We have earlier sent comments on the Data Model and on XSLT
> where we have urged better support for the inheritance of
> xml:lang (or for inherited attributes in general). Without
> any such support, it is extremely tedious to write a
> transformation or query that adequately copies xml:lang
> from the input to the output.

I have been monitoring questions and answers on the xsl-list (at one time
there were 100 a day) for five years now, and I have not once seen a
complaint about this from a user. It might be difficult in theory, but I
don't think it is a problem in practice.

Michael Kay
Received on Thursday, 6 May 2004 12:53:32 GMT

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