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Re: I18n comment: hreflang examples

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 17:52:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601241750210.9516@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 ishida@w3.org wrote:
> Comment: hreflang is used in a examples with the HTML link element. I'm 
> always wary of the hreflang attribute's usefulness, and the meaning of 
> that attribute in XHTML2 will change, and I'm also struggling to see an 
> application for using it to style the link element content in current 
> implementations. On the other hand, there is a fairly common practice of 
> using the hreflang attribute specifically for styling link text on a 
> elements to show what the expected language of the link target is. I'd 
> therefore suggest changing hreflang examples referring to the link 
> element to refer to the a element in examples.

The working group discussed this.

We have changed the example from using a <link> element to using an <a> 
element in section 6.3.1.

If this does not satisfy you, please let us know.

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