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Re: I18n comment: hreflang in short forms

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 17:31:45 +0000 (UTC)
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601241729490.9516@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 ishida@w3.org wrote:
> Comment: "E[hreflang|="en"] an E element whose "hreflang" attribute has 
> a hyphen-separated list of values beginning (from the left) with "en""
> I think this should be made more generic, ie. replace hreflang with foo 
> in the pattern to match the surrounding text. Otherwise it appears that 
> this only works with hreflang. You could mention hreflang as an example 
> of the type of attribute you have in mind (but see also point 1b), but 
> my understanding is that this attribute can be used not only for 
> xml:lang or lang attributes too, but also in principle for other 
> attributes defined in schemas that use a similar mechanism for values.
> If this is not the case, and particularly if xml:lang and lang are not 
> to be used with this selector, that should be made much clearer. 6.3.1 
> says "For lang (or xml:lang) language subcode matching, please see the 
> :lang pseudo-class." This is not clear enough to say that those 
> attributes are not relevant to this selector, and if my understanding is 
> correct, would probably benefit from the addition of 'also' before 'see' 
> to clarify the sense.

The working group discussed this.

We have changed E[hreflang|="en"] to E[foo|="en"] in section 2 per your 

If this does not satisfy you, please let us know.

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