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[whatwg] [WA1] lang and xml:lang

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 09:47:50 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0504170939320.7599@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 17 Apr 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>
> Web apps currently states [1]:
> # Authors should not use the lang attribute in XML documents. Authors
> # should instead use the xml:lang attribute.
> 
> Is there any reason for not making that "must not"?  The only reason 
> someone would ever have for using lang instead of xml:lang in XHTML is 
> when serving it as text/html, which is strictly forbidden in this 
> version.  It should be stated that lang is for HTML only and xml:lang is 
> for X(HT)ML only.

Done.

> I think the heading for the attribute defintion should be updated to include
> xml:lang as well.

Done.

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