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[XQuery full text] i18n core comment: xs:language vs. xml:lang

From: <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 21:56:03 +0900
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-Id: <20070622125607.1F786682B@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Comment from the i18n review of:

Comment 5
At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0706-xquery-fulltext/
Editorial/substantive: S
Location in reviewed document:
xs:language vs. xml:lang

You write:
The StringLiteral following the keyword language designates one language. It must be castable to \"xs:language\"

We propose to use the data type definition for xml:lang [http://www.w3.org/2001/xml.xsd] instead of xs:language, that is: a union type of xs:language and the empty string. The empty string is necessary to express that no language information is associated with the content. This can be useful to trigger e.g. language-independent tokenization.
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