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Interpreting Checkpoint 11.3

From: Virant, Michael W <Virant.Michael.W@edumail.vic.gov.au>
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 12:18:31 +1000
Message-ID: <7542BA003187DC43B21A8021F6B17BF30354AC91@edu002ms003.education.vic.gov.au>
To: "'w3c-wai-eo@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-eo@w3.org>
Checkpoint 11.3 - - Provide information so that users may receive documents
according to their preferences.
http://www.w3.org/WAI/wcag-curric/sam89-0.htm states:
"If it is not possible to use content negotiation at a server level, in HTML use
'hreflang' with the <A> or <LINK> elements to identify the language of the
target documents."

To meet checkpoint 11.3 for a site without content negotiation, is it sufficient
to use 'hreflang' in all <A> links to content?  Further - if Checkpoint 4.3 is
met, will 11.3 also be met if 'hreflang' is only used in <A> links to content in
languages other than that for the referring document?

Michael Virant
email: virant.michael.w@edumail.vic.gov.au

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