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Re: a new value for <title> and other meta tags

From: Lorenzo De Tomasi <lorenzo.detomasi@libero.it>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2002 01:16:28 +0200
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B989EBEC.16D4%lorenzo.detomasi@libero.it>

on 22-08-2002 0:48, Sampo Syreeni at decoy@iki.fi wrote:

> On 2002-08-22, Lorenzo De Tomasi uttered to www-html@w3.org:
> 
>>> <title xml:lang="en" />
>>> <title xml:lang="fr" />
>>> 
>>> Would that be allowed?
>> 
>> Why not? :)
> 
> One reason is that one could use content negotiation to deal with
> different primary languages in a multilingual context. That's what I'm
> doing right now, with my site.
> 
> I don't see why a page, having a primary language, would need to
> incorporate multiple titles in different languages. Also, I don't see a
> situation where pages *without* a language elevable above others would be
> needed. Hence, I would tend to advocate a single title for a single page,
> and multiple pages for multiple languages, possibly negotiated for via
> already standardized protocols.

I agree.
Received on Wednesday, 21 August 2002 19:16:54 GMT

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