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Re: How to language tag language tags?

From: Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14@telia.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 12:49:49 +0100
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar@bittersmann.de>
CC: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CB2C9E6D.1C94E%kent.karlsson14@telia.com>

Den 2012-01-06 12:32, skrev "Leif Halvard Silli"
<xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>:
> 
> Most computer languages are in English ...

No, they are not. Most programming languages have snippets (keywords,
standard function names, whatnot) inspired by English. That is *very
very far* from thinking that the programs would be in English.

> The best they could do for a plain text document,
... containing a computer program source code...

> would be to send a Content-Language: en; HTTP  header ...

That would be inappropriate.

    /Kent K
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