W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-svg@w3.org > April 2006

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
Message-id: <444DE14A.2080909@sun.com>

>
>
>* Nandini Ramani wrote:
>>   The SVG WG has responded to your comment on the SVGT 1.2 draft:
>>http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-svg/2006Feb/0026.html
>>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.

-Nandini

>-- 
>Björn Höhrmann · mailto:bjoern@hoehrmann.de · http://bjoern.hoehrmann.de
>Weinh. Str. 22 · Telefon: +49(0)621/4309674 · http://www.bjoernsworld.de
>68309 Mannheim · PGP Pub. KeyID: 0xA4357E78 · http://www.websitedev.de/ 
>
Received on Tuesday, 25 April 2006 08:43:45 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Friday, 8 March 2013 15:54:34 GMT