Tex Texin tex at xencraft.com
Tue Sep 20 08:50:05 CEST 2005

Web pages have many many clues to their language that do not come from the
contents of the individual page.

Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
> --On lørdag, september 17, 2005 10:43:10 +0100 Debbie Garside
> <debbie at ictmarketing.co.uk> wrote:
> > Tex wrote:
> >
> >> If and when someone gives me a way to review a document and determine the
> >> proper language tag, and we all agree on the right tag, and it doesn't
> >> require three linguists to do the determination, I'll believe we have a
> >> system worth all these refinements.
> >
> > The software is currently under development; a tool that can determine the
> > language used within a document.
> Google's been using such a tool for years; it does not expose its tags, but
> allows you to search for them (for a limited list of languages).
> Works well most of the time.

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