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Re: language-shift logical tag?

From: Michael Hamm <msh210@is7.nyu.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 1999 17:08:21 -0500 (EST)
To: Nir Dagan <nir@nirdagan.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.3.95.991230170519.19473A-100000@is7.nyu.edu>
On Thu, 30 Dec 1999, Nir Dagan wrote, in part:
> HTML4.0 and later have a lang attribute that may be applied to most
> elements: http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/dirlang.html

I am aware of that. It would make sense for lang to be a tag. (In fact, it
used to be a tag, at least in the never-official HTML3.) Class can also be
applied to most elements, and can be used to indicate that something is a
heading, but we nonetheless have hn. (Not prfectly analogous, but good
enough, I guess.)

Michael Hamm
BA, Math, Sept. '00
Received on Thursday, 30 December 1999 17:08:34 UTC

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