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[whatwg] Spellchecking proposal #2

From: Michel Fortin <michel.fortin@michelf.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 08:19:58 -0400
Message-ID: <2A47A266-30A1-4AE0-B7F5-7F009D7245C2@michelf.com>
Le 22 juin 2006 ? 12:04, Ian Hickson a ?crit :

> UAs should use the language of the element to determine what spelling
> and grammar rules to use. (Language information can come from the
> "lang" and "xml:lang" attributes, Content-Language HTTP headers, or
> other sources. q.v.)

Maybe having the possibility to set the lang attribute to a value  
meaning "not a language" would be enough to disable spellchecking  
when the content isn't a human language. And if you want to  
explicitly tell a field to use spellcheck you'd use any valid  
language code, or the empty string which currently mean unknown  
language. Would this make sense?

Michel Fortin
michel.fortin at michelf.com
Received on Friday, 23 June 2006 05:19:58 UTC

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