[standards-jig] JEP0038 (the emoticon spec) Some suggestions

Mattias Campe mattias.campe at rug.ac.be
Tue Sep 24 17:40:47 UTC 2002

Mattias Campe wrote:
> - I've used <text xml:lang="en" alt="cat"> instead of just
>   <text lang="en" alt="cat"> because xml:lang seems to be a standard
>   within xml. This xml:lang is constrained of using a two-letter
>   ISO 639 language code or a two-letter ISO 639 language followed by a
>   three-letter ISO 3166 country code or ... (If people would like this
>   idea I'll add a clear explanation on the Wiki site of Theo)

I wanted to look for the official info on xml:lang and it can be found 
at http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#sec-lang-tag

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