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Element: lyric-language

Description

The lyric-language type specifies the default language for a particular name and number of lyric.

Derived By

Type lyric-language

Attributes
Name  Type  Required?  Default  Description 
number  xs:NMTOKEN  No 
name  xs:token  No 
xml:lang  xs:anySimpleType (union)  No  Attempting to install the relevant ISO 2- and 3-letter codes as the enumerated possible values is probably never going to be a realistic possibility.  See RFC 3066 at http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt and the IANA registry at http://www.iana.org/assignments/lang-tag-apps.htm for further information.  The union allows for the 'un-declaration' of xml:lang with the empty string.
Content Model

Always empty.

Referenced By
Example
    <lyric-language xml:lang="it"/>
Definition

See defaults

 

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