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Re: XML Core WG needs input on xml:lang=""

From: Vasilis Vassalos <vasilis@enosysmarkets.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Aug 2002 12:21:50 -0400
Message-ID: <020401c23a40$b5c527b0$9ab87a80@stern.nyu.edu>
To: "John Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, "Al Gilman" <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Cc: "John Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, <w3c-xml-plenary@w3.org>, <w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org>, <xml-editor@w3.org>, <w3c-xml-core-wg@w3.org>

I do not know the relevance of XQuery for this thread, but for the record,
there is no such thing as "nil" in XQuery.

Vasilis Vassalos
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From: "Al Gilman" <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
To: "John Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Cc: "John Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>; <w3c-xml-plenary@w3.org>;
<w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org>; <xml-editor@w3.org>; <w3c-xml-core-wg@w3.org>
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Subject: Re: XML Core WG needs input on xml:lang=""


>
> At 10:28 AM 2002-08-02, John Cowan wrote:
> >It has the same semantics as not using an xml:lang tag at all.
>
> Let me see if I understand.
>
> The intended sense of xml:lang="" is to clear any hereditary value for
> this property and leave the scope in question with "no statement" as to
> language.  That is IIRC the same semantics as 'nil' in XQuery.
>
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