[i18n review comment] Best practice for including language and direction metadata? #190

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[i18n review comment] Best practice for including language and direction metadata? #190

r12a
[raised by aphillips]


BP3 covers locale-formats but does not suggest the need to tag natural
language text with a language tag and with base direction metadata.
Natural language can be indicated via the existing RDF representation.
However, there currently exists no good mechanism to indicate base
direction. This is seen as a gap in formats such as JSON-LD for which no
good generalized solution exists. However, it is an unsolved problem
that should be acknowledged (and which might be overcome via other
means, such as providing Unicode controls or adding field-specific
metadata to document formats).