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Please fix I18N-related errors in HTML 4.0 Specification

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 1997 13:04:25 +0900
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <19970704130425J.mimasa@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

I took a look at 27-June-1997 draft of HTML4, and found some errors
related to I18N.

I checked the archives of HTML WG, and as Lauren Wood has correctly
pointed out in <URL:http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-html-wg/
1997JulSep/0061.html>, example of including charset information in
charset.html should not be

  <META http-equiv="Content-Type" Content="text/html" charset="ISO-2022-JP">


  <META http-equiv="Content-Type" Content="text/html; charset=ISO-2022-JP">

And also, as Misha Wolf has pointed out in <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/
Member/w3c-html-wg/1997JulSep/0071.html>, some examples of attribute
value of LANG attribute in struct/dirlang.html are wrong.

You know, HTML4 is the first specification from W3C which can handle
non-western-european languages. This is VERY VERY important step, so
please show correct examples.

I'm not a member of HTML WG, so excuse me if these errors have already
been fixed.


Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Friday, 4 July 1997 00:04:30 UTC

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