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Re: 2001-09-07#5 Literals

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@MIMEsweeper.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 14:46:03 +0100
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To: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 12:48 PM 10/19/01 +0100, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
>If we feel it is important to be able to specify that some literals *do not*
>have a lang tag then we could use xml:lang="und"   (und is the ISO-639-2 tag
>for undetermined).

My recollection of the language tag specification (RFC3066) is that when a 
language tag is omitted, that value "i-default" should be assumed.  This is 
an undefined language, but in the context of human-readable text is 
expected to be decipherable to one who understands international English.


Graham Klyne                    MIMEsweeper Group
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