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Re: [whatwg] HTML: A DOM attribute that returns the language of a node

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 00:50:33 +0000 (UTC)
To: Peter Occil <poccil14@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1309170046250.12210@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Mon, 16 Sep 2013, Peter Occil wrote:
> 
> - Localization of form controls in languages where browser support is 
> lacking, such as some minor languages.
>
> - Localization of HTML elements, especially date formatting of span and 
> div elements in the page's default language [...]
>
> You said these use cases were valid; how do you think so?

I mean these are things that users want and that authors have to do.

Your e-mail is still on my list of e-mails to deal with. (Specifically, 
it's in the pile of e-mail relating to new features.) It hasn't been 
forgotten, don't worry. :-)

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