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[css3-selectors] :lang() (was: Re: [css3] "Selectors that People Actually Use")

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 00:03:09 +0100
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Christoph P├Ąper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, "Linss, Peter" <peter.linss@hp.com>
Message-ID: <op.t6snnjjo64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 19 Feb 2008 18:31:06 +0100, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> That could be fixed by changing
>    # substring of, the element's language value,
> to
>    | substring of, the element's language value normalized to RFC3066,
> or somesuch. I don't think the intention was to make :lang() not work  
> for other language syntaxes.

I think this is a theoretical concern and I think that therefore we should  
not confuse matters. Having said that, we should probably update the  
reference from RFC 3066 to BCP47. They update it all the time and simply  
referring to BCP47 seems the easiest way out.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 22:59:01 UTC

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