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

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Jan 13 08:06:07 PST 2014


On 2014-01-13 17:04, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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

Also, 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode_control_characters#Language_tags> 
says:

"The tag characters have become deprecated in Unicode 5.1 (2008)."

Best regards, Julian



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