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Re: Macrolanguage subtags are not recognized by validator.w3.org!

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:01:21 +0900
To: Human Rights Activist <humanrightsactivist@pm.me>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20180814100121.GF19700@sideshowbarker.net>
Human Rights Activist <humanrightsactivist@pm.me>, 2018-08-01 15:18 +0000:
> Archived-At: <https://www.w3.org/mid/sYsVVbUZEjJ6f0LRKGTsI2DbSvUDw80fHBP2n2_SuvDLakaO9l_5b0ABuXBjGMrqNbfxhu6gnEIKQ7ZHGYnf8vKVn1_bEliogcF6zshPscM=@pm.me>
> 
> The validator prefer "ar-arb" for standard Arabic and does not accept the
> "arb" subtag alone. This is a problem!

The validator does accept lang="arb":

https://validator.w3.org/nu/?doc=data:text/html;charset=utf-8,%3C!DOCTYPE%20html%3E%3Chtml%20lang=%22arb%22%3E%3Chead%3E%3Ctitle%3ETest%3C/title%3E

If you have a test case where it’s reporting an error for “arb” in some
context, please provide a test case

-- 
Michael[tm] Smith https://people.w3.org/mike

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