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RE: [css3-selectors] [css4-selectors] [CSS21] pseudo grammar conflicts with BCP 47 (RFC4647) for :lang()

From: Arron Eicholz <Arron.Eicholz@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 23:32:15 +0000
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <07349ECFC3608F48BC3B10459913E70B1486385A@TK5EX14MBXC294.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
On Friday, August 26, 2011 2:50 PM Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Arron Eicholz wrote:
> >Yes you are correct we will need to add a * to the section of the
> >grammar that is within the FUNCTION. Though I am not a grammar expert,
> >I thought that \*? Would allow the possibility of adding a * to the
> >FUNCTION contents and also still allow you to provide an IDENT as well
> >when the situation is needed.
> 
> Do you want to allow just :lang(*) or also :lang(en-*-US) or a variant of that? I
> would expect the former to be the same as not using :lang, which would
> make this not very useful on its own.

Actually I just want us to properly match what the RFC4647 says is valid for matching language identifiers. This would mean that :lang(*) would be valid but also :lang(en-*) or :lang(*-Latn) or even :lang(en-Latn-*) and other variants that possibly include a *.

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Thanks,
Arron Eicholz
Received on Friday, 26 August 2011 23:32:51 GMT

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