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Re: Proposal to make Content-Language pragma non-conforming altogether for ISSUE-88 (mark I)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 01:26:17 -0700
Cc: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-id: <D2516720-00D1-4835-8B23-43095043C01A@apple.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Apr 29, 2010, at 1:08 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 29.04.2010 00:12, Phillips, Addison wrote:
>> On 9 April 2010, Ian Hickson proposed [1] a solution to Issue-88  
>> that said in part:
>>
>> --
>> SUMMARY
>> People are confused by the Content-Language pragma, so it should be  
>> made
>> non-conforming.
>> --
>>
>> The Internationalization Core WG has officially endorsed this  
>> proposed solution [2]. Existing, legacy documents (and non-browser  
>> processes that use this markup) will not be harmed by this solution  
>> while this will eliminate the confusing (and not useful) overlap in  
>> language declaration.
>>
>> (for I18N Core),
>>
>> Addison
>> ...
>
> Again: the syntax inside meta/http-equiv is defined by the  
> definitions of the HTTP headers; not HTML. This is a layer violation.
>
> Add discussions for client-side handling of specific values if you  
> want, but don't break this feature.

To be clear: are you saying you object to the I18N WG's preferred  
resolution? If so, we will likely take this issue to a survey.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 29 April 2010 08:26:52 UTC

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