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Re: plain/simple/easy language variant subtag

From: Tobias Bengfort <tobias.bengfort@posteo.de>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 21:03:04 +0200
Message-ID: <55F719E8.7030602@posteo.de>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Hi,

On 14/09/15 08:15, Tobias Bengfort wrote:
> In WCAG 2.0, I found the following passage:
> 
> When text requires reading ability more advanced than [...], 
> supplemental content, or a version that does not require reading 
> ability more advanced than [...], is available.
> 
> - http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/#meaning-supplements
> 
> This seemed to require something like I wanted to do. The way I
> would go about implementing it would be to add a link tag like this:
> 
> <link href="..." hreflang="de-plain" rel="alternate" />
> 
> However, the language tag "de-plain" does not exist.

Update on this:

On 14/09/15 10:14, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> I discussed a bit with W3C colleagues working in this area and indeed
> there is no push from this area to have this tag, due to the
> difficulty to define it properly in relation to accessibility.

- http://article.gmane.org/gmane.ietf.languages/10832

So if W3C does not have interest in a simple language subtag, how should
we do simple language variants of websites then?

tobias




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