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Re: ISSUE-88: content-language-multiple - Straw Poll for Objections

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2010 15:30:39 -0400
Message-ID: <4C23B25F.2070608@intertwingly.net>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
On 06/24/2010 03:12 PM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> Leif Halvard Silli, Thu, 24 Jun 2010 21:06:52 +0200:
>> Sam Ruby, Wed, 23 Jun 2010 13:17:36 -0400:
>>> On 06/23/2010 11:52 AM, Sam Ruby wrote:
>>>> The poll is available here, and will run starting at midnight EDT, and
>>>> run through Wednesday, May 19th.
>>>
>>> Correction: Wednesday, June 30th.
>>
>> More errors!
>>
>> The poll has errors in the second poll option:
>>
>>    ]] 3. Objections to the Change Proposal to require user agents
>>       ignore pragmas that specify multiple languages [[
>>
>> What does this refer to? FIRSTLY: We do _not_ vote about how User
>> Agents are supposed to behave - but what should be considered valid.
>> SECONDLY: The subsequent link goes to a message from Ian about
>> @longdesc - and - THIRDLY - the link text _again_ talks as if it is
>> about how user agents should react:
>>
>>    ]] We have a Change Proposal to keep the current text that
>>       require user agents ignore pragmas that specify multiple
>>       languages, discouraging the use of the pragma, encouraging
>>       lang="" use instead, and explicitly requiring that
>>       conformance checkers warn of this issue where relevant.. [[
>>       [*] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Apr/0308
>
> Sorry, I meant to say that it points to this message, which indeed is
> about @longdesc:
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Feb/0393.html

I've corrected the link.  It now points to this message:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2010Apr/0307.html

The description of that link is taken directly from that email.

>> None of the 3 change proposals will affect how user agents should
>> behave - all of them deal with what should be considered legal and what
>> kind of warnings there should be etc.
>> --
>> leif halvard silli

- Sam Ruby
Received on Thursday, 24 June 2010 19:31:25 UTC

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