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RE: French document

From: Bertilo Wennergren <bertilow@hem.passagen.se>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 17:13:59 +0200
To: <www-html@w3.org>
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Russell Steven Shawn O'Connor:

> If your entire or most of the document that you have marked-up is French,
> then you want to use lang="fr" in the html element.  I believe you will
> also want to use xml:lang="fr", but I'm a little less sure about that.

If the doc is XHTML 'xml:lang="fr"' should be used. 'lang="fr"' is
for backwards compatibility with old HTML. So use both.

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                          Bertilo Wennergren
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