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content guidelines checkpoint 4.1

From: Zachary Mutrux <zacm@etr.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2000 11:58:16 -0700
To: WAI <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B5B99AD8.1B04C%zacm@etr.org>
What do folks think about place-names of foreign origin? Will marking them
up following the example provided for checkpoint 4.1 make text more


4.2 Language information

Checkpoints in this section: 4.1, and 4.3.

If you use a number of different languages on a page, make sure that any
changes in language are clearly identified by using the "lang" attribute:


   <P>And with a certain <SPAN lang="fr">je ne sais quoi</SPAN>,
   she entered both the room, and his life, forever. <Q>My name
   is Natasha,</Q> she said. <Q lang="it">Piacere,</Q>
   he replied in impeccable Italian, locking the door.

End example.

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