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Re: Last Call: draft-nottingham-http-link-header (Web Linking) to Proposed Standard

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 11:19:08 +1000
Cc: ietf@ietf.org, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Julian F. F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Message-Id: <E3873E2B-3258-43D8-A539-D8EE54029633@mnot.net>
To: Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>
The *title parameter already allows for a language to be associated  
with the title. See RFC2231 and the examples in the link draft.

Cheers,


On 24/07/2009, at 11:11 AM, Noah Slater wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 11:02:36AM +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Sorry, that slipped through the cracks.
>
> No problem!
>
> I didn't want to be a pain, bringing it up so often.
>
>> lang doesn't make any sense in this context; in HTML it applies to  
>> the
>> link text, but there is none here.
>
> From the exmaple I gave in one of my previous emails:
>
>  Link: <essay.en>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="en"; lang="en";  
> title="Essay"
>  Link: <essay.fr>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="fr"; lang="fr";  
> title="Essais"
>  Link: <essay.de>; rel="alternate"; hreflang="de"; lang="de";  
> title="Aufsatz"
>
> The lang parameter pertains to the content of the link title  
> parameter:
>
>  Essay, Essais, or Aufsatz
>
> Which is directly analogous to the HTML version:
>
>  <link rel="alternate" href="essay.en" hreflang="en" lang="en"  
> title="Essay">
>  <link rel="alternate" href="essay.fr" hreflang="fr" lang="fr"  
> title="Essais">
>  <link rel="alternate" href="essay.de" hreflang="de" lang="de"  
> title="Aufsatz">
>
> A friend of mine points out that it should be Essai, but oh well.
>
> Thank you for considering my feedback!
>
> Best,
>
> -- 
> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater


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