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Checkpoint 13.1

From: Leonard R. Kasday <kasday@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 18:33:47 -0500
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To: w3c-wai-er-ig@w3.org

>A and AREA elements that have a HREF attribute should also have a HREFLANG
>attribute. Valid values must be in the IANA registry (we have info about
>that somewhere else).

Good idea, but I don't think it's a accessibility issue, since it affects 
disabled people same as non-disabled people. Could be good for Bobby tho 
because Bobby has philosphy of going beyond accessibility.

I'd suggest though that it be required only if the HREFLANG is different 
than the language of the current doc.

In any case, as far as accessibilty is concerned, it's a WCAG issue.

Leonard R. Kasday, Ph.D.
Institute on Disabilities/UAP, and
Department of Electrical Engineering
Temple University
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