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Re: [Comment on ITS WD] Avoid xml:lang='he'

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2006 12:06:16 +0900
Message-ID: <4504D2A8.9050408@w3.org>
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-i18n-comments@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org, public-i18n-its@w3.org

Hello i18n core,

This is a reply on behalf of the i18n ITS working group. See also
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=3500 for our discussion.

Thank you very much for your comment. We agreed to implement it. Please
have a look at
 , especially example 15: "Note that xml:lang indicates only the
language, not the directionality."

Please let us know within 2 weeks if you are satisfied. If we don't hear
 from you , we will assume this issue as closed.



ishida@w3.org wrote:
> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-its-20060518/
> Comment 28
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0606-its/
> Editorial/substantive: E
> Owner: RI
> Location in reviewed document:
> 6.5.2
> Comment: 
> GEO WG regularly has to clarify for people that language declarations and directionality markup are very different things - including a long and draw out discussion with DITA folks. It seems dangerous to introduce an example here that seems to the uninitiated to say that the language markup is defining the application of the directionality markup.
> In particular since the xpath expression probably doesn't need to go that far anyway for a reasonable example. It could just say /body/p[1]/quote or //quote[23] or some such.
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