[uf-discuss] [hCite] call for examples: language

Michael McCracken michael.mccracken at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 10:57:20 PST 2007

On 1/31/07, Edward Summers <ehs at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2007, at 1:17 PM, Michael McCracken wrote:
> > If we use @lang, doesn't that mean we're specifying the language of
> > the words in the hCite element, but not necessarily the language of
> > the thing we're citing?
> Practically aren't these the same thing?

Well, suppose I'm writing about a Russian book in an English document
- I will mark up the month name in English, although the book itself
is in Russian.

On the other hand, I don't think that covering that case is
necessarily in the 80% - for instance, we have no examples that I can
see which mix languages like that.


Michael McCracken
UCSD CSE PhD Candidate
research: http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/~mmccrack/
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