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Comment #00270 - Request to support Table and Figure labels in multiple languages - z39.96-2012.pdf

Comment 270
Addressed (Unresolved)
ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012, JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite (version 1.0) (Revision 0)
Comment Submitted by
Bruce Rosenblum
2013-05-26 18:39:46
Request forwarded on behalf of Luciano Panepucci, Editora Cubo. Articles in his journals have tables where the table caption is in both Portuguese and English, and the label appears in both languages, too. While the caption can be tagged in both languages, as in:

<label>Tabela 1</label>
<p xml:lang="pt">Escala de valores da Análise de Processo Hierárquico</p>
<p xml:lang="en">Scale of values Analysis of Hierarchic Process</p>

There is no way to add the label in a second language.

See http://floram.org/files/v20n1/v20n1a04.pdf for an example.
Submitter Proposed Solution
Jeffrey Beck
2013-11-27 11:12:15

Thank you for your comment. The JATS Standing Committe has addressed your request. Non-normative supporting materials including schemas with these additions in place should be available soon.

The Standing Committee's recommendation is:

The Standing Committee decided that the use case(s) motivating this request were unclear. No action will be taken
at this set of changes to the Standard.