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RE: [Packaging] language tag reference and language tag matching [I18N-ISSUE-404]

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2015 20:13:26 +0000
To: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
CC: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <9fee61d4c08a4d609d0d0942f466e7b3@EX13D08UWB003.ant.amazon.com>
And having pressed send...

I note that I sent you the wrong issue. Issue 404 [4] is effectively the same as the comment I just added. 

Addison

* There must be some reason I couldn't find 404...

[4] https://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/404


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phillips, Addison
> Sent: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 1:10 PM
> To: 'www-tag@w3.org'
> Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Subject: [Packaging] language tag reference and language tag matching
> [I18N-ISSUE-403]
> 
> Hello TAG,
> 
> This email is to forward a comment on your document "Packaging on the
> Web" [1] from the I18N WG [2].
> 
> Section 3.4 refers to RFC 5646 for the grammar of language tags. It's more
> common to refer to the IETF's stable reference ID BCP47. If the concern is
> that future revisions (none are planned) might obsolete the grammar
> published in the current RFC that defines language tags, you should still refer
> to BCP 47 parenthetically in the text.
> 
> In reviewing the text today, I notice an additional related comment which I
> will include here. In the same section, the text currently says:
> 
> --
> If the lang parameter is specified, the candidate parts are further filtered
> down to only those that have a Content-Language header whose media type
> matches the language tag provided by the lang parameter.
> --
> 
> However, "matches" is not defined here. Absolute string equality is probably
> not desirable. BCP 47 provides terminology and several pre-defined types of
> matching and I'd suggest that you probably mean the matching scheme
> called "Basic Filtering" [3]. In any case, what "matches" means should be
> explicit.
> 
> Thanks (for I18N),
> 
> Addison
> 
> [1] http://w3ctag.github.io/packaging-on-the-web

>    http://www.w3.org/TR/web-packaging/

> [2] https://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/403

> [3] http://tools.ietf.org/html/bcp47#section-3.3.1

> 
> Addison Phillips
> Principal SDE, I18N Architect (Amazon)
> Chair (W3C I18N WG)
> 
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.

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