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Re: required radio buttons and checkboxes

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 19:11:14 +0300
Cc: "Olivier GENDRIN" <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>, "Philip Taylor" <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>, "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8C3FB8B6-27A2-4FEF-9E21-5CBF274F5598@iki.fi>
To: Weston Ruter <westonruter@gmail.com>

On Apr 23, 2008, at 17:57, Weston Ruter wrote:

> What if the spec recommended that the browser display  
> internationalized error messages based upon the @lang or @xml:lang  
> of the INPUT element's context?
> I know this would require browsers to have a large language  
> translation table.

And that's why it won't work in the general case.

Having the UA show text in the UI language of the browser is feasible  
in the general case.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Wednesday, 23 April 2008 16:12:11 UTC

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