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RE: PRI-9 LANG Attribute

From: Jason White <jasonw@ariel.ucs.unimelb.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 08:57:37 +1000 (AEST)
To: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.990429085204.20782B-100000@ariel.ucs.unimelb.EDU.AU>
On Wed, 28 Apr 1999, Henk Wittingen wrote:

> 1. Is there a clear advice not to use more than one language in a page?
No, there is not, and nor should there be.
> 2. Does the working group still think the LANG-attribute is redundant in 
> relation to the characterset code?
The working group as such has never held that opinion, though some of its
members may have done so. However, it is very clear that language and
character set are quite distinct. For example, a number of European
languages can be represented in the ISO latin-1 character set.
> 3. Does the workinggroup think the LANG-attribute is important for 
> accessibility?
Yes.
Received on Wednesday, 28 April 1999 18:57:43 GMT

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