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Re: XHTML Strict 1.1 Validation vs 1.0

From: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 19:40:27 +0100
Message-ID: <47F3D31B.3020409@googlemail.com>
To: David CÚdric Latapie <david@empyree.org>
CC: SRJC <jsengstack@santarosa.edu>, www-html-editor@w3.org

David CÚdric Latapie wrote:

> I found a real stopper for me in XHTML 1.1: it doesn't allow the ":lang" 
> attribute anymore; only "xml:lang" is possible. And "xml:lang" can't be 
> styled with CSS...

Yes it can, via the :lang() pseudo-class selector:


Internet Explorer 6 and 7 don't support it, but that's irrelevant since 
the current version of XHTML 1.1 must not be served as text/html so 
can't be used with IE anyway.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2008 18:41:16 UTC

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