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Re: SVG12: glyph language matching vs xml:lang

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 16:29:21 +0200
To: "Chris Lilley" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org, "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Message-ID: <op.s8kii7wu64w2qv@id-c0020.lan>

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006 16:25:10 +0200, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
> The lang attribute in HTML was grandfathered into XHTML, but XHTML makes
> it clear that xml:lang should be used, that lang may alsobe used,and
> that xml:lang takes precedence.

Right, but when xml:lang was simply forgotten or whatever, lang is still  
important.


> http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-DOM-Level-2-HTML-20030109/html.html#ID-59132807
>
> Thanks. So, this is an HTML-specific method on the HTMLElement interface
> from DOM Level 2 - is there an equivalent method for XML?

I don't understand this. Its (a) not a method, (b) not HTML-specific and  
(c) what does this have to do with XML?

(Personally I'd like to see some revision of DOM3Core with .lang, .id etc.  
on Element, but well...)


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Anne van Kesteren
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