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Re: Update on I18n-ISSUE-4: Language tag references

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 08:53:39 +0100
Message-ID: <4DE74183.3040407@w3.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: public-i18n-core@w3.org, www-font@w3.org
Thank you.  The i18n WG is happy with this response to our comment.

For the i18n WG,

On 01/06/2011 14:39, Chris Lilley wrote:
> Hello public-i18n-core,
> Just to update you on this issue, your proposal to refer to BCP47 was
> accepted by the WebFonts WG. The editors draft and the RNG have been
> updated.
>    The syntax of values of the xml:lang attribute can be found in BCP47
>    [BCP47]. A user agent displaying metadata is expected to choose a
>    preferred language/locale to display from among those available,
>    following BCP47.
>    http://dev.w3.org/webfonts/WOFF/spec/#Metadata
> Note that in the current editors draft, BCP47 is currently listed as an
> informative reference, but we intend to change this to normative.
> It would be great if you could send an email message to www-font
> acknowledging that this responds to your comment (for our last call
> tracking purposes). We are now under some time pressure to close out
> last call.

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

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