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RE: Translation control in HTML5

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 14:45:39 -0700
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, Chris Wendt <Chris.Wendt@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <D12127075745E648BBC075EF46983E17117CCE0913@TK5-EXMBX-W603v.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
Don't ever translate German?

-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Pieters [mailto:simonp@opera.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 2:44 PM
To: Julian Reschke; Chris Wilson
Cc: public-html@w3.org; Chris Wendt
Subject: Re: Translation control in HTML5

On Thu, 31 Jul 2008 23:30:02 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> That would work, but it may make pages with technical content very
> chatty. It probably would be good to attach that property implicitly to
> elements like <code>.
> Attaching it to style information would work even better, but it would
> conflate semantics with styling, right?

How about:

    <meta name=notranslate content="code, #logo, .term, :lang(de)">

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

Received on Thursday, 31 July 2008 21:46:25 UTC

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