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Re: I18n comment: inheritance of :lang and |=

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 13:21:11 +0900
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s3901llxx1753t@ibm-60d333fc0ec.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hi,

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006 04:43:37 +0900, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

>
> On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 ishida@w3.org wrote:
>>
>> Comment: "in the same way as if performed by the '|=' operator in
>> attribute selectors"
>>
>> I think it is important to clarify that the behaviour of :lang and |= is
>> significantly *different* with regards to inherited language values.
>> This is not explained as far as I can see, but my understanding is that
>> it is intended.
>
> This is an official comment on behalf of the CSS working group.
>
> I have added the following paragraph to 6.6.3:
>
> The difference between :lang(C) and the '|=' operator is that the '|='
> operator only performs a comparison against a given attribute on the
> element, while the :lang(C) pseudo-class uses the UA's knowledge of the
> document's semantics to perform the comparison.
>
> Please let us know if this does not satisfy your request. (The working
> group will review this change and might change it further; if we do, we
> will let you know so you can review the new text as well.)
>


The i18n core working group is satisfied with your resolution. Thank you.
Regards, Felix.
Received on Wednesday, 1 February 2006 04:21:22 GMT

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