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Re: xml:lang [was Re: Outstanding Issues ]

From: A. Vine <andrea.vine@sun.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 10:56:27 -0800
Message-ID: <3C7FCEDB.197289E5@sun.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Patrick Stickler <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org, w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org
Wow, this surprises me as well.  Is this part of one of the W3C guidelines or
one of the XML specs?

Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> i.e. software running in a german locale should display and accept 10,03 as
> a number a little more than ten. However, when communicating that number
> with other software (even in the same locale, and even in a markup document
> that may have human readers) it should use the US form of the number.
> 
> It surprised me.
> 
> But in my book the I18N people get to decide this.
> Looks like this example is out of scope.
> 
> Jeremy
Received on Friday, 1 March 2002 13:53:23 EST

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