>But this restriction type would get awfully long - it not just Chinese that
>gets transliterated. How about Cyrillic, Tamil, Innu, etc.?
Of course there is a lot of transliterations (there more than 6000
languages, how transliterations ?).

Technically the value of the attribute could be just a "link" to a reference
list, not a real restriction ?

>The authority attribute could be pressed into use for this as well.
Is there currently some authorities for the transliterations ?

For the point of view of the programmer, MODS should avoid ambiguity and
implicit meaning.

Yves Pratter