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Re: Discussion: WCAG Test Tool Behaviour

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 18:37:44 +0000 (GMT)
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
cc: <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20020319183559.V1049-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Tue, 19 Mar 2002, David Woolley wrote:

> > [3] The lang attribute for html shouldn't be necessary at all in the
> >     presence of an HTTP Content-Language header.  But testing for it
> Content-Language specifies multiple langauges and is for content
> negotiation.  The lang attribute specifies exactly one language and,
> in part, controls rendering.

Erm - no.

Accept-Language in the HTTP Request specifies multiple langauges for
content negotiation.  Content-Language in the HTTP Response identifies
the actual language of the document returned.

Nick Kew

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