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Re: 2 many language tags for Norwegian

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 10:10:10 +0200
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <fv40ju$moh$1@ger.gmane.org>

Leif Halvard Silli wrote:

> HTML 4 says that "Whitespace is not allowed within the 
> language-code."

Yeah, there is a difficulty, "mul" does not really what
you want.  If you try <html lang="no"> <body lang="nn">
it also won't do what you want.

But it is a new attack vector, maybe you could convince
the HTML5 folks that more than one language can be fine.

They already allow "less than one tag", killing NMTOKEN
for the desired xml:lang="" effect also in (X)HTML.

Received on Monday, 28 April 2008 08:08:18 UTC

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