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Re: <span lang="en"> ==> <lang="en">

From: Toby Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 22:58:47 +0100
To: www-html@w3.org
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On Sat, 7 Sep 2002 12:08:34 -0400 (EDT)
Lorenzo De Tomasi <lorenzo.detomasi@libero.it> wrote:

| Why don't we  add the <lang="en"> element in addition to <span
| lang="en">(now <lang> is an attribute)?
| It will make the xhtml docs smaller.

This would stop XHTML documents from being well-formed XML. Instead, you would have to specify <lang lang="XX">, which gives you no space savings.

Besides... what's 5 measly bytes?

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