Re: What are the problems with IDML?

Stephanos Piperoglou wrote:
>> DD>         1) What langauge is this document written in?
>>  The old HTML 3 proposal allowed one to specify <BODY LANG="">
>> for U.S. English.  If I wanted to stick to META, I'd use 
>> <META NAME="Language" CONTENT=""> or something like that.
>How about 
><META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-type" CONTENT="text/html ; charset=iso-8859-7">

charset specifies a coding, not a language. It is quite easy to write English or Italian in 8859-7 (beacuse the first half is just ASCII).

But the HTML i18n spec privides for a language attribute for the page and each element of it (if needed). This is not meta information.


Received on Tuesday, 20 August 1996 20:37:38 UTC