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Re: what's the language of a document ?

From: M.T. Carrasco Benitez <mtcarrascob@yahoo.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2009 15:12:56 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <805515.20801.qm@web32403.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
To: Divya Manian <divya.manian@gmail.com>, Martin Kliehm <martin.kliehm@namics.com>
Cc: "<public-html@w3.org>" <public-html@w3.org>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>
This subject is really periodic like the flu -:) and I hope the HTML5 does not make it worse.

The subject should be "languages" in plural as a document could be multilingual, the processing language must be singular; and both could be undefined.

It has been repeatedly discussed:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2008JulSe/0138.html
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2008JulSep/0142.html
http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/NOTE-html-lan-19980313

Regards
Tomas



      
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