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Re: [Ltru] Re: For review: Tagging text with no language

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 19:26:07 -0400
To: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Cc: ltru@lists.ietf.org, www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070412232607.GA7353@mercury.ccil.org>

Frank Ellermann scripsit:

>   <blockquote lang="en" xml:lang="en">
>   Our sole example of pure Black Speech, then, is the inscription
>   on the Ring: <q lang="und" xml:lang="und"> Ash nazg durbatulūk,
>   ash nazg gimbatul, ash nazg thrakatulūk agh burzum-ishi krimpatul.</q>
>   "One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them,  One Ring to
>   bring them all and in the Darkness bind them." (LotR1/II ch. 2)
>   </blockquote> 
> 
> John would likely have better ideas to tag this, but Richard's
> article is for ordinary users.

For automated tagging, "und" is probably the best you can do indeed,
unless you set up your automated tagger to detect precisely that
word sequence.  For manual tagging, I'd go with "art-x-bspeech" for
now, or something like that.

-- 
But that, he realized, was a foolish            John Cowan
thought; as no one knew better than he          cowan@ccil.org
that the Wall had no other side.                http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
        --Arthur C. Clarke, "The Wall of Darkness"
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