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Re: Translation of working draft "Specifying Language in XHTML and HTML Content"

From: Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 13:02:39 +0100
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At 20:09 9/03/2007, CE Whitehead wrote:

>Hi, when I emailed you before requesting to translate the working draft,
>"Internationalization Best Practices: Specifying Language in XHTML & 
>HTML Content"
>I was told not to translate a working draft as such was subject to change;
>then in another discussion someone mentioned that links to such 
>translations were welcome through the email at the discussion list 
>for the working draft.
>Also a question about "the natural language of the content"--what 
>other languages are used in the content?  So this was really a 
>question about wording; thought "natural" was redundant here.)

This refers to "human language", as opposed to computer languages, so 
"natural" is not redundant, although I find it a misnomer [1].

Best regards,


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2007JanMar/0028.html

Christophe Strobbe
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on Document Architectures
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