[uf-discuss] language-translation advantages of microformats
andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sun Jun 10 13:08:42 PDT 2007
One of the potential use-cases for several microformats is to indicate
text which should not be translated into other languages, such as:
# Proper names of people, organisations, places, bands, etc.
# Honorific titles
# Postal addresses
# the scientific names of living things
I've set up a page to document this, with some examples:
We might even consider a separate microformat for other text which
should not be translated, such as "teacher, teacher" in:
The Great Tit, Parus major, has a song that sounds like
(or maybe that should just be a style, or element, in HTML5).
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