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Re: error on validation

From: r12a <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:38:34 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <ef85955f-9b46-5cd3-6647-8555a9ad1e7f@w3.org>
Christine, hard to know exactly what the problem is without seeing the 
code, but if you set the lang attribute value to "gb/en" the browser is 
unlikely to recognise what you mean; you need to set it to "en-GB"

see https://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/language-decl/

I don't see why you shouldn't use en-GB if you are writing British 
English, especially f you want things like spellcheckers to check for 
British English, rather than American spellings.

hth
ri

On 13/08/2017 02:23, Christine Maloney wrote:
> Hello
> 
> The validator suggested that I change the language from gb/en to en 
> (English) however, the American way of doing things in English is 
> different from the GB way so if I add en would that not alter things?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Christine
> 
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