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Re: SVG12: glyph language matching vs xml:lang

From: Nandini Ramani <Nandini.Ramani@Sun.COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 01:43:54 -0700
To: www-svg@w3.org, derhoermi@gmx.net
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>* Nandini Ramani wrote:
>>   The SVG WG has responded to your comment on the SVGT 1.2 draft:
>>Please let us know if the proposed change is acceptable.
>With the changes applied, the draft would be unclear about how this is
>supposed to work for non-XML formats, and even for XML formats it would
For the non-XML formats, there are a vast number of them and we do not 
intend to
cover them all. However, if you have some suggested text, please send it 
to us.

>be incorrect. As an example, XHTML allows to use both xml:lang and lang,
>looking only at xml:lang would be incorrect.
Quoting from the XHTML spec:
"Use both the lang and xml:lang attributes when specifying the language 
of an element. The value of the xml:lang attribute takes precedence."

So, looking at xml:lang would be correct.


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