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Re: SVG12: glyph language matching vs xml:lang

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 15:08:08 +0200
To: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Message-ID: <op.s8kerurn64w2qv@id-c0020.lan>

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006 15:03:13 +0200, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
> You can, probably the DTD is not able to check this because the DTD  
> language is not powerful enough, but the XHTML spec warns against doing  
> so and its contrary to the XML specification.

Does the XML specification forbid XML based languages to invent their own  
language tagging mechanism?

> AvK> ... using the lang DOM attribute on any XHTML element would also  
> result in
> AvK> "lang" being set if I remember correctly, but that's less relevant.
> Actually no, that one is more relevant. Do you have a specific spec  
> pointer handy?


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 25 April 2006 13:08:26 UTC

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