[uf-discuss] First version of Currency proposal
mikeschinkel at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 03:16:42 PDT 2006
>> I'm not that familiar with Wikis, they could probably implement a
per-page language setting.
The problem is not whether they can or cannot, but whether they will or
won't and whether the user (who won't be the developer in almost all cases)
will have the skill and/or motivation to make the change. Same is true of
Content management systems (CMS) and Forums.
See here for how many Wikis and CMS and Forums would need to get updated:
I see it like how Microformats fundamental constraint is to not have to
change HTML so we can use them *now*. I believe we've got to go with what
people can actually use today given the tools they are currently using w/o
>> The @lang doesn't have to be on the HTML element really. As long as it's
on *an* element that contains your content, a user-agent should know what's
If that's true, then that works! An author could enclose everything they
type into a wiki page, CMS page, or forum post using a <div> like so:
The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain.
P.S. BTW, the issues with conent on Wikis and CMS and Forums is why this
proposal concerns me: http://gmpg.org/xmdp/ I have been planning to ask
about it as soon as I had a chance to study it.
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[mailto:microformats-discuss-bounces at microformats.org] On Behalf Of Ciaran
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 5:14 AM
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Subject: Re: [uf-discuss] First version of Currency proposal
On 10/20/06, Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Question: how would someone implement a wiki with different pages in
different languages since they don't have access to changing the header or
<HTML> element for each wiki page?
I'm not that familiar with Wikis, they could probably implement a per-page
The @lang doesn't have to be on the HTML element really. As long as it's on
*an* element that contains your content, a user-agent should know what's
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