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I18N-ISSUE-22: [Bug 12279] [polyglot] Add section on http-equiv and HTTP [HTML5-mail]

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Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 19:44:17 +0000
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I18N-ISSUE-22: [Bug 12279]  [polyglot] Add section on http-equiv and HTTP [HTML5-mail]


Raised by: Richard Ishida
On product: HTML5-mail

Bugzilla: http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12279

           Summary: [polyglot] Add section on http-equiv and HTTP
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-xhtml-author-guide/html-x
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML/XHTML Compatibility Authoring Guide (ed: Eliot
        AssignedTo: eliotgra@microsoft.com
        ReportedBy: xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ishida@w3.org, mike@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, eliotgra@microsoft.com
        Depends on: 12278

Proposed text:

<h1>6.x HTTP headers and http-equiv declarations</h1>

Some HTTP headers and http-equiv declarations need special attention in
Polyglot Markup.

<h2>6.x.1 Content-Language</h2>

    Example - http-equiv: <meta http-equiv="Content-Language" content="ru"/>
    Example - HTTP header:  Content-language: ru

There are no direct issues with regard to the use of Content-Language. However,
this is based on the precondition that the <a href=#language-attributes
> >language on the root element is declared</a> (to stay clear of the nuances of
how Content-Language affects HTML vs XML) is followed. 

<h2>6.x.2 Content-Type</h2>

The HTTP Content-Type: header have no extra rules or restrictions.
Whereas the http-equiv="Content-Type" declaration is forbidden in polyglot

Also seee <a href="#character-encoding">Specifying a Document's Character

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