Re: Goals of HTML (and XML)? (was Re: Foreign Words and Phrases..) (fwd)

On Sep 26,  1:35am, Jukka Korpela wrote:
> Subject: Re: Goals of HTML (and XML)? (was Re: Foreign Words and Phrases..
> On Thu, 25 Sep 1997, MegaZone wrote:
> Perhaps we could handle things like
>   the plural of <span lang="la">populus</span> is <span
>   lang="la">populi</span>
> that way, but how would it work for
>   the plural of <span lang="en">ox</span> is <span lang="en">oxen</span>
> ?

Are we going to run afoul of some search engine technology?  Granted this
is TNG, but what holes would we introduce into a document when the engine
starts to skip complete containers that it does not understand?

>-- End of excerpt from Jukka Korpela

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