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Jan 11, 2013, 5:04:08 AM (7 years ago)
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fielding@…
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(editorial) make section on language tags more concise, since we already delegate the definition to RFC5646; partly addresses #426

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.html

    r2112 r2113  
    10221022         other human beings. Computer languages are explicitly excluded. HTTP uses language tags within the <a href="#header.accept-language" class="smpl">Accept-Language</a> and <a href="#header.content-language" class="smpl">Content-Language</a> fields.
    10231023      </p>
    1024       <p id="rfc.section.3.1.3.1.p.2">In summary, a language tag is composed of one or more parts: A primary language subtag followed by a possibly empty series
    1025          of subtags:
    1026       </p>
    10271024      <div id="rfc.figure.u.10"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.12"></span>  <a href="#language.tags" class="smpl">language-tag</a> = &lt;Language-Tag, defined in <a href="#RFC5646" id="rfc.xref.RFC5646.2"><cite title="Tags for Identifying Languages">[RFC5646]</cite></a>, <a href="http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5646#section-2.1">Section 2.1</a>&gt;
    1028 </pre><p id="rfc.section.3.1.3.1.p.4">White space is not allowed within the tag and all tags are case-insensitive. The name space of language subtags is administered
    1029          by the IANA (see &lt;<a href="http://www.iana.org/assignments/language-subtag-registry">http://www.iana.org/assignments/language-subtag-registry</a>&gt;).
    1030       </p>
    1031       <div id="rfc.figure.u.11"></div>
    1032       <p>Example tags include:</p>  <pre class="text">  en, en-US, es-419, az-Arab, x-pig-latin, man-Nkoo-GN
    1033 </pre> <p id="rfc.section.3.1.3.1.p.6">See <a href="#RFC5646" id="rfc.xref.RFC5646.3"><cite title="Tags for Identifying Languages">[RFC5646]</cite></a> for further information.
     1025</pre><p id="rfc.section.3.1.3.1.p.3">A language tag is composed of one or more parts: A primary language subtag followed by a possibly empty series of subtags.
     1026         White space is not allowed within the tag and all tags are case-insensitive. Example tags include:
     1027      </p>
     1028      <div id="rfc.figure.u.11"></div><pre class="text">  en, en-US, es-419, az-Arab, x-pig-latin, man-Nkoo-GN
     1029</pre><p id="rfc.section.3.1.3.1.p.5">See <a href="#RFC5646" id="rfc.xref.RFC5646.3"><cite title="Tags for Identifying Languages">[RFC5646]</cite></a> for further information.
    10341030      </p>
    10351031      <div id="rfc.iref.c.6"></div>
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