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Re: Comment on working draft "Specifying Language in XHTML and HTML Content"

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 14:14:53 -0400
To: Mark Davis <mark.davis@icu-project.org>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070314181453.GJ1509@mercury.ccil.org>

Mark Davis scripsit:

> Thanks. That looks better, but still doesn't address my main concern. How
> should my document be treated differently and by what processes if I make
> the html lang be "en" and the HTTP tag be "fr" and the meta tag be "de"?

See the .sig below for what should happen.

Seriously, the BP addresses which mechanism to use if you are using
just one, not when and how to game the system by using contradictory
metadata in different locations.  That's like asking what to do
with an attachment or download named "picture.gif" which on inspection
turns out to be an executable.

-- 
SAXParserFactory [is] a hideous, evil monstrosity of a class that should
be hung, shot, beheaded, drawn and quartered, burned at the stake,
buried in unconsecrated ground, dug up, cremated, and the ashes tossed
in the Tiber while the complete cast of Wicked sings "Ding dong, the
witch is dead."  --Elliotte Rusty Harold on xml-dev
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