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[Bug 12318] feature request: a more semantic tag for non-intl-measures?

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Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:22:30 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Giorgio <giorgio.liscio@email.it> 2011-03-17 14:22:29 UTC ---

>But I question the use case for this.  If the whole page was in Italian, and
>the author had written "12 chilogrammi" instead of "12kg", then it seems like a
>safe assumption that the reader would understand Italian enough to know what
>"chilogrammi" means.

I'm italian and i can read and understand english, but if I read "12 miles" i
know "mile" as measurement unit, but i'm not practice with
in-my-mind-conversion to my more familiars kilometers

another useful feature for <measure> can be real-time currency conversion

<measure unit="EUR" value="1234.33"> 1.234,33</measure>

ua can show/tip the money as specified by the user locale

in plus crawlers, bot, can understand better technical data (and prices, and
much more) independently by page localization and/or page language

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