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Re: [OK?] Re: [SPARQL] i18n comment: Modification in description of langMatches operator

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 10:06:30 +0900
Message-ID: <462C0696.2060601@w3.org>
To: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
CC: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, public-rdf-dawg-comments@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org, Addison Phillips <addison@yahoo-inc.com>

Hi Eric (just to keep the thread and putting Addison in the loop),

I agree with the proposal from Addison at 
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-rdf-dawg-comments/2007Apr/0018.html 
. If you don't here from other i18n core participants within this week, 
regard the issue as closed. (I'm not putting the closed prefix on the 
front of the mail subject to give people some time).

Felix

Eric Prud'hommeaux wrote:
> * fsasaki@w3.org <fsasaki@w3.org> [2007-04-19 22:28+0900]
>   
>> Comment from the i18n review of:
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/WD-rdf-sparql-query-20070326/
>>
>> Comment 3
>> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0704-sparql/
>> Editorial/substantive: S
>> Location in reviewed document:
>> Sec. 11.4.12
>> Modification in description of langMatches operator
>>
>> Comment:
>>  
>> We propose to replace the second sentence in the first paragraph: 
>> \"RFC4647 defines a case-insensitive, hierarchical matchingalgorithm which operates on ISO-defined subtags for language and country codes, and user defined subtags.\". 
>>  
>> It would be better to use the terminology \"basic language range\" instead of \"hierarchical matching algorithm\". Also, note that matching defined in RFC4647 does not use sub tag information from e.g. the underlying ISO standards. Such information is described in RFC 4646for the purpose of language tag validation, a process independent of language tag matching. The validation process uses the IANAlanguage sub tag registry [http://www.iana.org/assignments/language-subtag-registry].
>>
>>  
>> Proposal for replacement of the second sentence: 
>> \"RFC 4647 defines matching of language tags against basic and extended languageranges. This specification implements matching against basic language ranges.\"
>>     
>
> Incorporating changes proposed by Jeremy Carol, I arrived at:
> [[
> Returns true if language-range (second argument) matches language-tag (first argument). language-range is a basic language range per Matching of Language Tags [RFC4647] section 2.1 and the matching scheme is basic filtering defined in [RFC4647] section 3.3.1. A language-range of "*" matches any non-empty language-tag string.
> ]]
>
> Does this solution satisfy you? If so, please respond to this message, prefixing the Subject: with "[CLOSED]".
>   
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