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lang: and BCP47 (was: Re: [CSSWG] Resolutions 2008-02-26)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 11:38:47 +0100
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t697ux1f64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 07:27:09 +0100, fantasai  
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> - RESOLVED: Proposal to normalize language strings to 3066 before  
> matching against :lang() accepted.

I'd like to hear a use case for this. I don't think it makes sense. The  
languages Selectors is working with are all using BCP47 (3066 is pretty  
old now) so making the definition quirkier might think people stuff like  
<div lang=dut> should be matched by :lang(nl-NL) and things like that...

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 29 February 2008 10:33:56 UTC

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