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RE: [Comment on ITS WD] xml:lang = language info, please

From: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@translate.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 09:36:46 -0600
To: "'Richard Ishida'" <ishida@w3.org>, "'Felix Sasaki'" <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: <www-i18n-comments@w3.org>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, <public-i18n-its@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001801c6dd93$bfef2650$9b05a8c0@Breizh>

Hi Richard,

The reference has been changed to 'RFC3066 or its successor' with a link to a reference to the "Language Identification" section of
the XML specification.
See http://www.w3.org/International/its/itstagset/itstagset.html#langinfo-definition

Please let us know within 2 weeks if you are satisfied. If we don't hear  from you , we will assume this issue as closed.


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From: public-i18n-its-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-its-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Richard Ishida
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2006 1:09 PM
To: 'Felix Sasaki'
Cc: www-i18n-comments@w3.org; public-i18n-core@w3.org; public-i18n-its@w3.org
Subject: RE: [Comment on ITS WD] xml:lang = language info, please

Personal comment:

"Applying the language information data category to xml:lang attributes using global rules is not necessary, since xml:lang is
already defined in terms of [RFC 4646]."

Strictly speaking xml is defined in terms of RFC 3066 or its successor.  It may be better to say "in terms of [BCP 47]" at this
location.  If not, you should add, or it's successor.  (Bear in mind that RFC 4646bis is just around the corner, relatively

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