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Re: CSS3 - Define Language

From: Jens Müller <jens.lists@unfaehig.de>
Date: Tue, 07 May 2002 22:03:35 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <lww.1020801815.fsf@debian.jens.unfaehig.de>
"Ineke van der Maat" <inekemaa@xs4all.nl> writes:

> And when I want to change the language in a sentence I write this:
> I asked my french friend <em xml:lang="fr">Comment ça va?</em>
> so that speechreaders pronounce the language correctly and in
> text-only-browsers the foreign text is emphased as I believe foreign
> languages should be emphased.

You are mixing content and style here.

From a content perspective, it is a (foreign language) quote, the q
element is for that.

You are marking it as em because you think it should be _styled_ as an

P.S.: Your Message-ID is broken.
Please don't CC me on replies!
Received on Tuesday, 7 May 2002 16:05:15 UTC

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