[Bug 12417] HTML5 is missing attribute for specifying translatability of content


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--- Comment #9 from Yves <ysavourel@enlaso.com> 2011-07-26 15:57:55 UTC ---

I support Jirka and Richard on this.

> Using class="notranslate" isn't an abuse as far as I can tell.

The class attribute is used for other things. Overloading it with "notranslate"
is not a viable solution.

> This seems like a feature that would get only narrow use.
> Is it really worth adding to the language?

I disagree. Several content providers are using workaround because a standard
solution does not exist.

> It seems like the ideal solution would be a new
> language subtag, frankly.

Using a subtag is not the solution either. It overloads the value with
information that has nothing to do with the language.

-Yves Savourel
ENLASO Corporation

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