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Re: SKOS-ISSUE rfc4646 obsoletes rfc3066 for language tags

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2007 22:19:31 +0100
Message-ID: <45FC5B63.5060605@danbri.org>
To: Jon Phipps <jphipps@madcreek.com>
Cc: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

Jon Phipps wrote:
> 
> This is a minor issue (hopefully), but the SKOS Core guide section

But a good catch. The new lang-tags stuff lets you indicate the script 
used, which is just wonderful for language-learning applications. If 
SKOS's notion of a "concept" stretches to words and phrases usable in 
language glossaries, ... we can do a lot with this. For eg., flashcard 
generation.

cheers,

Dan

> entitled "Multilingual Labeling [1] states that...
> 
> "The values permissible as language tags are given by [XMLLANG]."
> 
> and ..
> 
> "[XMLLANG]  IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force). RFC 3066: Tags for
> the Identification of Languages, ed. H. Alvestrand. 2001."
> 
> RFC3066 [2] has been made obsolete by RFC4646 [3], as discussed in
> "Language tags in HTML and XML" [4].
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/swbp-skos-core-guide/#secmulti
> [2] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt
> [3] http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4646.txt
> [4] http://www.w3.org/International/articles/language-tags/Overview.en.php
> 
> Cheers,
> Jon Phipps
> 
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