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   Re: Multi-lingual experiment - a call for action

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  • From: Lars Marius Garshol <larsga@garshol.priv.no>
  • To: "Xml-Dev" <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: 17 Apr 2000 17:20:06 +0200

* Didier PH Martin
| We need element translation in any language we can get. The encoding
| will be in Unicode (UTF-16) so that we can read the document with
| any Unicode enabled word processor or XML editor. 

I would use UTF-8, so that it can also be (mostly) read with
ASCII-enabled tools, which are rather more common. :-)

| <item xml:lang="english">

This is actually not well-formed.. The value has to be an RFC 1766
language tag, so this should be "en". 

<URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#sec-lang-tag >

--Lars M.

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