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Re: DOCTYPE international languages ID

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 10:49:47 +0200
Message-ID: <1208340071.20041005104947@w3.org>
To: tsucre@chooseby.com, duerst@w3.org
Cc: www-international@w3.org

On Tuesday, October 5, 2004, 7:29:12 AM, by wrote:







bwoMDdwo> Dear Sirs,

bwoMDdwo> I need to paste
bwoMDdwo> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01
Transitional//IT">
bwoMDdwo> for specifying the Italian language of our site.


That does not specify that your site is in Italian. It specifies that
the DTD is written in Italian (which it is not).

Instead, what you want is

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<html lang="it">



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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
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