[Taxacom] Language tags for scientific names

Jim Croft jim.croft at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 09:13:23 CDT 2008


> It's not the job of language markup to resolve such ambiguities (though
> the species microformat does).
> Does <span lang="en">feet</span> refer to measurement or the things at
> the end of legs? We don't use en-measurement and en-anatomy.

Well perhaps you should.  What is the point of a non resolving markup?
  Isn't the whole business of the semantic web about resolving
ambiguity?

jim




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