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Developing 'language tags' for HTML3.0

From: lynn is I.N.X.J.U. <lynn@pharmdec.wustl.edu>
Date: Wed, 05 Jul 95 22:59:24 0500
Message-Id: <9507042250.AA04579@pharmdec.wustl.edu>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
Hi..

From what I have read accented characters and non-greek
alphabets (including greek..) will still be presented as
&doodad; in HTML3.0. I was wondering if any consideration has
ever been given to developing a <LANGUAGE></LANGUAGE> tag,
usable something like <LANGUAGE TYPE=greek>Now uses greek alphabet
</LANGUAGE> or <LANGUAGE TYPE=japanese>... Sanskri.. Cerulic..

I would guess translation of the characters could be accomplished either
through some module added to the server, or be a browser-specific
incorporation.

If such is already in the works, sorry for the distraction.
Send replies to lynn@pharmdec.wustl.edu.. I'm not on the list.

ln
Received on Tuesday, 4 July 1995 18:52:54 UTC

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