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


--- Comment #65 from Yves Savourel <ysavourel@translate.com> 2012-01-16 02:32:19 UTC ---
> Based on the proposals above, I suggest that we add a translate=""
> global attribute to HTML, with two valid values, "yes" and "no", 
> with the obvious semantics. The value would inherit to
> descendants, much like "lang". Invalid values (translate="foo", etc)
> would be ignored. A missing value (translate="") would be
> treated like translate="yes". 
> Any objections?

How would the semantics apply to the attributes? Some are translatable but most
are not. Maybe only the 'translatable' ones like 'alt' should be affected by
the new attribute?

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Received on Monday, 16 January 2012 02:32:47 UTC