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[XFrames] natural language definition error ("lt" should be "la")

From: Gregory J. Rosmaita <oedipus@hicom.net>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 01:13:04 +0100
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <20080430001113.M7694@hicom.net>

aloha!

the natural language definition for Latin is "la", not "lt" as appears
in:

http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-xframes-20051012

spanning the term: "per se"

<!-- extant -->
<p>This document defines a separate XML application, not a part of XHTML 
<em
xml:lang="lt" lang="lt">per se</em>, that allows similar functionality to

<!-- corrected -->
<p>This document defines a separate XML application, not a part of XHTML 
<em
xml:lang="la" lang="la">per se</em>, that allows similar functionality to

"lt" is the natural language value for "Lithuanian"

note that i would not have recognized this error, had not my screen 
reader, JAWS for Windows, which supports natural language switching, 
reported the natural language switch defined for the term; however, 
since its default text-to-speech engine supports neither Latin nor 
Lithuanian, i was alerted to the fact that there was a string of 
Lithuanian text; there is, by the way, an open source project to 
provide support for Latin (ancient, medieval, and "new latin") in 
text-to-speech engines.

gregory.
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lex parsimoniae:
  * entia non sunt multiplicanda praeter necessitatem.
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the law of succinctness:
  * entities should not be multiplied beyond necessity.
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Gregory J. Rosmaita, oedipus@hicom.net
         Camera Obscura: http://www.hicom.net/~oedipus/
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