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Re: acronym in title...

From: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG <rscano@iwa-italy.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 19:36:48 +0100
Message-ID: <00f601c2e7fd$30071d70$0100a8c0@NBRSIWA>
To: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>, "WCAG List" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>

Yes John,
but he requests for this example:

"<title>Home Page - Spiegazioni della direttiva WCAG del
World Wide Web Consortium</title>"

if you use in <title> Acronym and Abbr, this text is shown in the title

----- Original Message -----
From: "John M Slatin" <john_slatin@austin.utexas.edu>
To: "Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG" <rscano@iwa-italy.org>; "WCAG List"
Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 7:29 PM
Subject: RE: acronym in title...

If the principal language of the document is Italian, then set the LANG
attribute of the HTML element to Italian, thus:

<HTML lang="it">

Then, to identify an English-language phrase, use the LANG attribute
with the <span> attribute:

<span lang="en">I'm an English phrase!</span>

You can test this using IBM's Home Page Reader 3.02, which changes
dictionaries on the fly.

John Slatin, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Technology & Learning
University of Texas at Austin
FAC 248C
1 University Station G9600
Austin, TX 78712
ph 512-495-4288, f 512-495-4524
email jslatin@mail.utexas.edu
web http://www.ital.utexas.edu

-----Original Message-----
From: Roberto Scano - IWA/HWG [mailto:rscano@iwa-italy.org]
Sent: Tuesday, March 11, 2003 3:47 am
To: WCAG List
Subject: acronym in title...

I forward the question of an IWA member:

I have a small issue that I am hoping you can help me with.  I am trying
to create web pages with the new standard XTML, following the rules for
accessibility set down by WCAG and Internationalizations..

1) Example: "<title>Home Page - Spiegazioni della direttiva WCAG del
World Wide Web Consortium</title>"
    On this example there is a mix of english words and italian words
because the page is wrote in italian language and is related to argument
that could not be translated in italian. I can understand that I can use
"Pagina Principale" instead of "Home Page" even if is not so nice, but I
should use <acronym> for WCAG and english spelling for "World Wide Web
Consortium". I repeat this is only an example but the concept is: how
can I switch language or how can I show acronyms inside "string"
Received on Tuesday, 11 March 2003 13:36:56 UTC

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