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Re: Error: LANGUAGE not flagged as deprecated

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 1998 15:48:16 +0100
Message-ID: <34BB7EB0.EBD86C28@w3.org>
To: Jukka Korpela <jkorpela@cc.hut.fi>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Jukka Korpela wrote:
> Please notice that the Index of Attributes in the HTML 4.0
> does not flag the LANGUAGE attribute as deprecated (there is
> no "D" in the appopriate column), whereas the text in
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/interact/scripts.html
> clearly says that it is deprecated.
> Strangely, the LANGUAGE attribute is allowed by the HTML 4.0 Strict
> DTD, but this can hardly be fixed as a merely editorial error
> correction; perhaps it's even intentionally there.

You are correct, the "language" attribute is deprecated and should
not be in the Strict DTD.

Thank you for pointing this out,

Received on Tuesday, 13 January 1998 09:48:49 UTC

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