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Re: Use of dc:lang in XHTML / HTML

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 13:44:17 +0900
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To: Jon Hanna <jon@hackcraft.net>, www-international@w3.org

I very much agree with Jon.   Regards,   Martin.

At 19:07 06/06/27, Jon Hanna wrote:
>Richard Ishida wrote:
>> Does anyone have any experience of dc:lang language declarations being used by any application that reads XHTML/HTML documents?
>> I'm wondering whether we should recommend its use.  I'd rather not add to the confusion over meta tags, however, if nobody actually uses such information.
>I'm inclined to think that they should be used where Dublin Core is already used, but since that element gives information there are already a web mechanisms for giving that there is little to justify using it on documents that aren't already being tagged with Dublin Core metadata.

#-#-#  Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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