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

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2002 19:02:54 -0000
To: "A. Vine" <andrea.vine@sun.com>
Cc: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, "Patrick Stickler" <patrick.stickler@nokia.com>, <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, <w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JAEBJCLMIFLKLOJGMELDEECHCDAA.jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

I first noticed the lack of support for 10,03-de in XML Schema Datatypes
(which is a Recommendation).

Jeremy

> -----Original Message-----
> From: A. Vine [mailto:andrea.vine@sun.com]
> Sent: 01 March 2002 18:56
> To: Jeremy Carroll
> Cc: Pat Hayes; Patrick Stickler; w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org;
> w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: xml:lang [was Re: Outstanding Issues ]
>
>
> 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
>
>
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