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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.

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Wednesday, 23 April 2008 16:12:11 GMT

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