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agenda+ New rewrites of various language declaration articles

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2011 07:53:33 +0100
Message-ID: <4E461F6D.4060309@w3.org>
To: public-i18n-core@w3.org
I have edited these docs some more.  I had no comments so far from the 
WG.  I propose that we take a decision to make available for wide review.


On 24/07/2011 19:49, Richard Ishida wrote:
> Over the weekend I took a stab at rewriting the rather stale information
> we had in our language declaration tutorial and updated it to reflect
> the latest HTML5 thinking. Something I'd wanted to do for a while.
> This is a similar exercise to the one I did on the character encoding
> tutorials and related articles. It breaks out the real information into
> shorter articles and makes the tutorial a set of pointers - to increase
> usability and avoid repetition of material. I also converted the markup
> to be html5 polyglot format. (There are few other template innovations.)
> I basically rewrote all of the following articles (note that the
> interdependent links don't work because this is in a temporary location!)
> Working with language in HTML
> http://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/new-language-decl/Overview.en.php
> (replaces http://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/language-decl/)
> Why use the language attribute?
> http://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/new-language-decl/qa-lang-why.en
> (replaces http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-lang-why)
> Declaring language in HTML
> http://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/new-language-decl/qa-html-language-declarations.en
> (brand new)
> HTTP and meta for language information
> http://www.w3.org/International/tutorials/new-language-decl/qa-http-and-lang.en.php#http
> (replaces http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-http-and-lang)
> Please take a look and send comments to this list. I'd like to send out
> for wide review and get these published in August.
> Cheers,
> RI

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)


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