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Re: what's the language of a document ?

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 13:00:46 -0400
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Tex Texin <textexin@xencraft.com>, 'Divya Manian' <divya.manian@gmail.com>, 'Martin Kliehm' <martin.kliehm@namics.com>, 'John Cowan' <cowan@ccil.org>, public-html@w3.org, www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091027170046.GI7704@mercury.ccil.org>
Ian Hickson scripsit:

> In fact, based on what I've seen of the way the relevant HTTP headers are 
> used, I would personally recommend just changing the HTTP spec to only 
> allow one language there also, since few people use this to specify 
> multiple languages, and I'm not aware of any software that makes use of 
> this information.

HTTP is not specific to HTML, and there is every reason why it should have a
broader model than HTML.

John Cowan
                I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin
Received on Tuesday, 27 October 2009 17:01:23 UTC

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