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Re: Validator doesn't accept ISO 639 3-letter codes

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 12:54:57 +0200
To: "Christopher R. Maden" <crism@maden.org>
Cc: www-validator-css@w3.org
Message-ID: <32a8sts880nmir09nkmn5u164ucpdrpsjk@4ax.com>
* Christopher R. Maden wrote:
>See <URL: http://crism.maden.org/dunno.html >.  The CSS validator chokes on 
>"got", which is the proper ISO 639 code for Gothic.
>
>XML, Second Edition, noted that RFC 1766 only allows 2-letter codes as of 
>XML2e's publication, but that its successor governs, and RFC 3066 is now 
>out.  XML parsers should therefore accept 3-letter codes.  (The W3C XML 
>validator doesn't complain about this, though it does choke on the Gothic 
>characters because they are in the U+10000 range.)

Thanks for pointing this out.
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