ID for language-invariant strings
nobody at xyzzy.claranet.de
Sat Mar 15 08:34:40 CET 2008
Tracey, Níall wrote:
> Would you tag the personal name "Pierre Desjardins" as French?
> While it is clearly French in origin, you're not likely to
> translate it to "Peter Gardener" if localising a document to
It might help screen readers and Googlebot if you tag it as fr
for documents in another language. Within a French text you
could tag it as zxx to protect it from overzealous translators.
> What's the rule for personal names?
A general rule could be "tags are not only about translations",
and tags also depend on the context (document type + language).
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