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Re: [xml-dev] Here's how to process XML documents written in German


> 
> Liam
> 
> PS: in dealing with data from multiple languages and cultures,
> (1) there should be xml:lang attributes to indicate language;
> (2) you will generally also be dealing with different conventions for
>    numbers - 1,203.45 vs. 1.204,45 or 1 20445
>    which would greatly affect your example.
> 
> Liam

I would argue that identifiers (qnames) and data are fundamentally different areas wrt internationalization.    I would not expect variants in attribute names to be a problem one needs to gracefully handle.  However variants in data like number formats definitely are.








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