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Re: bug with adding languages

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2004 09:18:28 +0200
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040819091828.08660821.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Mon, 2 Aug 2004 02:22:08 -0400 (EDT)
Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> in 8.6 (unix release version, Mac build) if I add a lang attribute to
> an element by entering the text instead of scrolling down to the language I
> want the value isn't added - I get
>    <div xml:lang="" lang="">

We'll fix this bug as soon as possible.

> Since there is a long list to pick from (because there are a lot of
> languages) it is generally easier to type the code I want than to look for
> the language in question.
> There seems to be some other od behaviour in how it keeps track of language -
> for example if I change the language of an element then try to apply a lang
> attribute to it the dialogue sometimes claims that it still has the old
> value.

This behaviour applies to all attributes. It allows you to get the current attribute 
value of an element and to apply it to a set of other elements.
By example, it allows you to apply the same language value to a set of piece of text.
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