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Re: Language info recommendations

From: Jon Gunderson <jongund@staff.uiuc.edu>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 1998 08:55:43 -0500
Message-Id: <199806171359.IAA14697@staff1.cso.uiuc.edu>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charlesn@sunrise.srl.rmit.edu.au>, A.Flavell@physics.gla.ac.uk
Cc: nir.dagan@econ.upf.es, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Is there a disability access issue related to the language issue, or is it
more general internationalization issue?
Jon


At 09:13 AM 6/17/98 +1000, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>Alan explained that the browser needed to send a message about languages 
>to the server, which could then send the right language back to the browser.
>
>As I understand it, the server needs to be configured to do this.
>
>My problem is that a lot of stuff I do is on CD-ROM - it relies on the 
>browser directly following the LINK. this works for stylesheets, and it 
>would be good if it worked for alternate languages as well, so maybe it 
>is a UA issue.
>
>That would remove the problem for a user that they have to rely on an 
>appropriate server set-up, as well as the problem with working on local 
>files rather than http: web-sourced stuff.
>
>Charles McCN
> 
Jon Gunderson, Ph.D., ATP
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Division of Rehabilitation - Education Services
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign
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