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Re: For review: Tagging text with no language

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 15:00:28 +0200
To: www-international@w3.org
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Najib Tounsi wrote:

> Suppose you have a text like "The speaker said 'Salam Alikoum'
> and began to talk".
> You know that this English with something strange inside it.
> And you don't have a particular need to indicate that the
> strange language is undefined.

Does "no particular need" cover "no overzealous spell-checker" ?

Then you could leave it alone, apparently you want speech
browsers to read "Salam Alikoum" like English words.

Here's a similar idea: <div lang="de"> Aleikum Salem </div>

Frank
Received on Sunday, 20 May 2007 01:55:45 GMT

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