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RE: ISSUE-88 / Re: what's the language of a document ?

From: CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 17:42:35 -0500
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CC: <www-international@w3.org>, <ishida@w3.org>, <public-html@w3.org>

O.k. thanks.  (I do know how to change my encoding; I just don't usually; perhaps you are right here.)  In any case -- the user's preferences are helpful when nothing else works.

 

Best,

 

C. E. Whitehead

cewcathar@hotmail.com
 
> Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 22:31:21 +0100
> From: xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no
> To: cewcathar@hotmail.com
> CC: ian@hixie.ch; www-international@w3.org; ishida@w3.org; fielding@gbiv.com; public-html@w3.org
> Subject: RE: ISSUE-88 / Re: what's the language of a document ?
> 
> CE Whitehead, Wed, 24 Feb 2010 15:57:22 -0500:
> 
> > because I never set my language preferences for a particular 
> > page--
> 
> If you have a Web browsers were you can actually either set the 
> language of the current document (e.g. when lang="" is failing) or 
> where you can override lang="" (e.g. because it is wrong), then I would 
> like to know about that Web browser.
> 
> I have never tried such a Web browser. But I would like to try it. It 
> could be a good feature - just as useful as the encoding menu currently 
> is (but of course, fortunately I seldom need to change the encoding 
> manually, and I expect that I only seldom would need to change the 
> language as well, if the UA supported this).
> 
> Note that "preference" is a wide term, at least I perceive it as such, 
> when it appears in specification. In the Web browser I usually use, the 
> default encoding is changed via the encoding menu. Thus I can change 
> the default encoding - including override the current encoding - very 
> easily whenever I will.
> -- 
> leif halvard silli
 		 	   		  
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2010 22:43:13 UTC

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