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

From: Peter Constable <petercon@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 11:23:34 -0700
To: CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, "ltru@lists.ietf.org" <ltru@lists.ietf.org>
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If you know there are multiple languages (as in 'this is deutsch', not Mark's ambiguous 'kind' cases), then that would be an acceptable place to use mul (if you find that useful for some purpose).


-----Original Message-----
From: CE Whitehead [mailto:cewcathar@hotmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2007 11:17 AM
To: Peter Constable; www-international@w3.org; ltru@lists.ietf.org
Subject: RE: [Ltru] Re: For review: Tagging text with no language

>From: CE Whitehead [mailto:cewcathar@hotmail.com]
> > Otherwise the code for content which you are sure is
> > in some language where you do not know how many
> > languages are involved is mis.
> >
> > Is that right??
>No! If you don't know how many languages are involved, then you have not
>made any determinations and the correct tag is und. This would be
>completely inappropriate use of mis.
Well, mul I think is when you are sure there is more than one;
is that wrong?


--C. E. Whitehead

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