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Re: hreflang

From: Laurens Holst <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Date: Sat, 04 Feb 2006 18:14:54 +0100
Message-ID: <43E4E10E.2040702@students.cs.uu.nl>
To: www-html@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren schreef:
>
> 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.

Ok, not Google then. But it is the case for my other two examples, 
hotmail and mozilla-europe.


~Grauw

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