Language Maps [was RE: [uf-discuss] Microformats vs XML]
Tantek Ç elik
tantek at cs.stanford.edu
Wed May 3 09:20:49 PDT 2006
On 5/2/06 12:33 AM, "Joe Andrieu" <joe at andrieu.net> wrote:
> The idea of mapping between languages however is not as crazy or hard as
> some of you think.
Joe, that may be, but figuring out and documenting mappings between natural
languages is a linguistics research topic far outside the focus of
microformats. And while pursuing such a universal Rosetta Stone may be a
worthy endeavor, it definitely falls into the category of problems outside
(beyond) the scope of microformats. I suggest you look into linguistics
research groups at universities where you will most likely find many more
experts perhaps working on the same problem.
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