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Re: CSS3 - Define Language

From: Henrik Edlund <henrik@edlund.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 12:21:32 +0100 (MET)
To: Tyler Rasmussen <rasmo2000@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, Bert Bos <Bert.Bos@sophia.inria.fr>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0203151220010.17402-100000@ticalc.ticalc.org>
On Sat, 9 Mar 2002, Tyler Rasmussen wrote:

TR> I am currently working on a webpage using HTML and CSS for a forgiegn
TR> language class at my school.  I find it very annoying to have to type:
TR> <DIV class="es" lang="es"></DIV>
TR> <DIV class="en" lang="en"></DIV>
TR> Over and over again.  I think it would work wonders for pages like this if
TR> you could define the language of text inside a certain tag by the CSS
TR> document.  I mean, really, language is part of the style of the document.

IMO language is not part of the style, but part of the information in the
document. You might want to parse a document and extract just one language
without looking at how the document would be presented (visually).

Received on Friday, 15 March 2002 06:22:17 UTC

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