[rfc-i] For v3: language tagging, but only where useful

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Jan 13 08:04:34 PST 2014


On 2014-01-13 16:53, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 12, 2014 at 10:10 PM, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
>> Proposal: extend the concept of language tagging to at least examples and contact information to address potential CJK font confusion.
>
> Unicode does have language tag codepoints.  Often their use is not
> appropriate, but here I think they would be (especially for names or
> addresses involving multiple languages, which is not something I'd
> expect frequently, but also not something I'd want to preclude ut of
> hand).

We already have xml:lang; we just need to allow it in more places. Isn't 
that sufficient?

Best regards, Julian



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