Re: Goals of HTML (and XML)? (was Re: Foreign Words and Phrases..) (fwd)

Kevin J. Dyer (kdyer@draper.com)
Fri, 26 Sep 1997 11:29:44 -0400


Date: Fri, 26 Sep 1997 11:29:44 -0400
From: "Kevin J. Dyer" <kdyer@draper.com>
In-reply-to: Jukka Korpela <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>
To: Jukka Korpela <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>, www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <970926112944.ZM7721@triton.draper.com>
Subject: Re: Goals of HTML (and XML)? (was Re: Foreign Words and Phrases..)  (fwd)

On Sep 26,  1:35am, Jukka Korpela wrote:
> Subject: Re: Goals of HTML (and XML)? (was Re: Foreign Words and Phrases..
> On Thu, 25 Sep 1997, MegaZone wrote:
>
> Perhaps we could handle things like
>   the plural of <span lang="la">populus</span> is <span
>   lang="la">populi</span>
> that way, but how would it work for
>   the plural of <span lang="en">ox</span> is <span lang="en">oxen</span>
> ?
>

Are we going to run afoul of some search engine technology?  Granted this
is TNG, but what holes would we introduce into a document when the engine
starts to skip complete containers that it does not understand?


>-- End of excerpt from Jukka Korpela



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