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RE: [xml-dev] XML Core WG needs input on xml:lang=""

From: Michael Kay <michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 20:38:00 +0100
To: "'Eric Paschoalick Chaves'" <Eric.Paschoalick@gradiente.com>, "'John Cowan'" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
Cc: <xml-editor@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002101c23b25$4704a270$6401a8c0@pcukmka>

> > 
> > <p lang="en">
> >   Here is an example of some C code:
> >   <pre xml:lang="">
> >      #include "stdio.h"
> >      main() {printf("Hello world!"};}
> >   </pre>
> > </p>
> > 
> 
> 	If we keep in mind that the purpose of XML is to be a 
> META language, we already agree (I supose) that it is 
> intended ot be interpreted by machines, not humans. 

I believe the I18N folks have already decreed that we are not allowed to
use languages that have not been officially endorsed by whoever sets
themselves up to decide these things.

Michael Kay
Received on Saturday, 3 August 2002 15:35:56 GMT

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