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Re: HTML5 lang attribute problem

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:07:23 +0900
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>, Mar When <pub1080fullhd@yahoo.in>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20130428020722.GA1853@sideshowbarker>
"Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>, 2013-04-27 22:27 +0300:

> 2013-04-27 13:09, Mar When wrote:
> >I'm getting the following error when using lang="arz" (for egyptian
> >arabic):
> >"Bad value arz for attribute lang on element html: The language subtag
> >arz is not a valid ISO language part of a language tag."
> ...
> http://validator.nu seems to accept "arz", but http://validator.w3.org and
> http://validator.w3.org/nu/ do not.

Fixed now. (The W3C service had a cached copy of the registry that had
become stale; the registry was updated in February but the cached copy the
W3C service uses had not been updated.)

Jukka, thanks for the heads-up about it being accepted by vnu but not by
the W3C service.


Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike
Received on Sunday, 28 April 2013 02:07:55 UTC

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