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Re: Null change proposal for ISSUE-88 (mark II)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2010 11:21:08 -0700
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org
Message-id: <29FFF112-C5C1-4CE6-A561-B150A1FC80AD@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 3, 2010, at 10:35 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 03.04.2010 18:17, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>
>> On Apr 3, 2010, at 3:35 AM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>>
>>> Ian Hickson, Fri, 2 Apr 2010 18:54:23 +0000 (UTC):
>>> []
>>>> RATIONALE
>>> []
>>>> The same change proposal also suggests a second change, namely to  
>>>> change
>>>> the syntax to allow multiple comma-separated language codes, even  
>>>> though
>>>> all but the first would be ignored.
>>>>
>>>> User agents do not pay any attention to values after the first.
>>>
>>> Incorrect: Except Mozilla browsers (which looks at *all* the  
>>> language
>>> tags in the list), user agents do not pay attention to <meta>
>>> content-language at all when it contains a comma-separated list.
>>
>> Do you have a test case that demonstrates this? Seems like that  
>> would be
>> a useful addition to the discussion.
>
> I agree that to see a test case would be nice.
>
> That being said, that should apply to Ian's original claim as well,  
> right?

A test case demonstrating UA behavior in this case would be very  
useful at this point, regardless of who provides it or what behavior  
it actually shows. The reason I asked Leif is that prior to his post,  
it seemed the actual UA behavior was not in question.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Saturday, 3 April 2010 18:21:42 GMT

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