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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 16:12:22 +1000
Cc: ietf@ietf.org, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Julian F. F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Message-Id: <B1349FFF-5278-44DA-9D7B-4E85CFA50168@mnot.net>
To: Noah Slater <nslater@tumbolia.org>

On 24/07/2009, at 1:28 PM, Noah Slater wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 12:55:03PM +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> My understanding of HTML4 is that @lang identifies the language of  
>> the
>> link text itself, not the title (although that may be a side effect),
>> since it already has @hreflang. Do I have that wrong?
>  This attribute specifies the base language of an element's attribute
>  values and text content. The default value of this attribute is  
> unknown.
>                        - http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/dirlang.html#h-8.1


I'm wary of duplicating this in the header, because it would then  
create two ways to do the same thing in the same header, and  
inevitably people would be forced to do both to communicate properly...


Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Friday, 24 July 2009 06:13:07 UTC

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