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Re: meta content-language

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 2008 02:49:18 +0200
Message-ID: <48A6240E.2030901@malform.no>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: 'Ian Hickson' <ian@hixie.ch>, HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, hsivonen@iki.fi

Richard Ishida 2008-08-15 21.42:

>> From: Henri Sivonen [mailto:hsivonen@iki.fi]


>> What purpose does metadata serve if it isn't actionable?
> 
> Metadata is actionable if some application is written to use it.  It is not
> actionable if the information is not available.

Regarding the question of "actionable": Ideally, authors should be 
able to add content-language information via the META tag, and 
then experience that the web server - and the Web browser - use 
this information to perform language negotiation.

Richard, you made many tests of how UAs react to language tagging: 
Perhaps it is possible to make test case for what web servers and 
browsers do with the content-langauage information with regard to 
content negotiation?
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leif halvard sillli
Received on Saturday, 16 August 2008 00:50:05 GMT

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