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Non-English languages in XSLT, XML Schema grammars

I had a question. Why is it that languages like XML Schema, XSLT etc allow only English in the element and attribute names ?  I am not referring to the content, but the actual elements and attributes defined by the grammar.
i.e.  <schema>, <template>, <call-template>, <for-each>, <element>, <attribute> etc....
Does it make any sense at all to allow these grammars itself to support writing schemas/xslts etc in local languages.
Any designer tool can then interpret the text as per the character encoding specified in the document declaration and render it according to the locale/language preferences.
I know I am missing something very fundamental.

Shift to the left, shift to the right!
Pop up, push down, byte, byte, byte!

-Ramkumar Menon
A typical Macroprocessor

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