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Reference to RFC 1766 should be updated to refer to RFC 3066 in HTML 4.01 spec

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 21:41:05 +0900
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-Id: <20010702214105L.mimasa@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
[ for the record ]

"8.1.1 Language codes" [1] of HTML 4.01 says:

    [RFC1766] defines and explains the language codes that must be used
    in HTML documents.

and includes a normative reference to [RFC1766] [2]:

    [RFC1766]
        "Tags for the Identification of Languages", H. Alvestrand,
        March 1995. RFC1766 is expected to be updated by
        http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-alvestrand-lang-tags-v2-00.txt,
        currently a work in progress.

This Internet Draft has become RFC 3066 [3], so this reference and
relevant text in section 8.1.1 and so on should be updated accordingly,
in particular, RFC 3066 allows three-letter language codes in addition
to two-letter codes.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/dirlang.html#h-8.1.1
[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/references.html#ref-RFC1766
[3] http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3066.txt

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Monday, 2 July 2001 08:40:24 UTC

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