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Re: CSS2.1 :lang

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2003 17:37:31 +0000 (UTC)
To: Alexander Savenkov <w3@hotbox.ru>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0310181735500.20580@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Alexander Savenkov wrote:
>>
>> CSS is in English. American English to be precise.
>
> I wouldn't be so sure. CSS is designed to imitate English but it's not
> English in any way. The grammar, the orthography, and the rest is
> different.

Ok, to be precise, CSS uses a subset of the American English vocabulary.


> > HTML is in English too. (That's what the //EN bit in the DOCTYPE
> > means.)
>
> Same.

Right. HTML uses a subset of the American English vocabulary, and that is
what the //EN bit in the DOCTYPE FPI means.

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