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RFC2518 / ACL responsedescription/description vs xml:lang

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 18:04:12 +0200
To: "WebDAV" <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCKEEGDEAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

RFC2518 and ACL define elements that contain a text that "that can be
displayed to the user explaining the nature of the response" ([1]) or "is a
human-readable description of what this privilege controls access to" ([2]).

Both specs avoid speaking of I18N in this context.

I suggest the following:

1) Add wording specifying that these elements MUST be labelled with
xml:lang, and that server SHOULD use the HTTP Accept-Language headers to
determine a suitable language.

2) Update the examples to include xml:lang="en".

Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2001 12:03:55 UTC

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