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Re: hreflang

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 17:34:38 +0100
Message-ID: <20060204173438.xehiqlj9jlogsc80@webmail.annevankesteren.nl>
To: Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>
Cc: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>, www-html@w3.org

Quoting Tina Holmboe <tina@greytower.net>:
>>> I disagree. Accept-Language would be one of the most important
>>> features of an user agent *if* it contained real information.
>> It does. It is frequently used by websites such as hotmail, Google,
>> mozilla-europe.org and other large sites to present the user with a
> In the case of Google, this is sadly not true. I have all my
> browsers set to prefer English, and never get anything but
> google.se

True, they match based on IP... When I'm on VPN (via Norway) I get 
google.no all
the time. Not very helpful for a Dutch person who wants google.com.
"Fortunately" they have cookie-based settings as well.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 4 February 2006 16:34:39 UTC

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