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[whatwg] Language codes: RFC 3066 versus RFC 4646

From: Masataka Yakura <myakura.web@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Apr 2009 10:03:04 +0900
Message-ID: <827d89250904021803r58db0e7n55c550f02c9b789e@mail.gmail.com>
I think the current plan is to point to BCP 47, since RFC 4646 is
"soon" to be replaced by its successor [1].

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Jan/0298.html

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 9:30 AM, Alex Bishop <alexbishop at gmail.com> wrote:
> In several places in HTML5 (specifically, sections 3.3.3.3, 4.2.5.3 and
> 5.11.1), the specification states that certain attribute values must be
> valid RFC 3066 language codes.
>
> However, RFC 3066 was replaced by RFC 4646 (and RFC 4647) in September 2006.
>
> Is there a reason that HTML5 refers to the older standard or is this just an
> oversight?

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Masataka Yakura
<myakura.web at gmail.com>
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