Re: How could RDDL be internationalised?
Tony Coates wrote: > > > Just looking through the RDDL spec today, I wonder if internationalisation > (i-eighteen-n) was considered. That is to say, I would want to be able to give > a single resource multiple names in multiple languages. Yes, I could add each > name as though it were a separate resource, but I'm sure no-one would really > want to suggest that as a serious option. I could add RDF or a topic map to the > RDDL to define the language mappings, but that would bog it down too, wouldn't > it?? > > Would people be agreeable to a modified RDDL spec that allows one resource to > have multiple descriptions (whether or not they are in different languages?). I > might even tentatively suggest > > <!ELEMENT rddl:description (#PCDATA | %Flow.mix;)*> > <!ATTLIST rddl:description > xml:lang NMTOKEN #IMPLIED > > doesn't "div" do the trick here: <rddl:resource xlink:role=".../foo" xlink:href="../bar" > <div xml:lang="en"> <p>This is the english description of the foo link</p> </div> <div xml:lang="de">....</div> </rddl:resource> similarly if you wish to name the description of a resource as opposed to naming a resource, div also accepts an id attribute. -Jonathan .
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