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Re: Language declarations in XHTML 1.1

From: M.T. Carrasco Benitez <mtcarrascob@yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 13:41:32 -0700 (PDT)
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <993231.26364.qm@web32407.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

Richard> ... to specify language in a single attribute (xml:lang) ...


At bit of history:
Chris Lilley> ... so if one is going to choose just one, and if writing XHTML, then using just xml:lang is a reasonable and defensible position.


Najib> Besides other languages specified by HTTP or meta content-language.

"Below" -:) other languages; i.e., this attribute could specify/modified other specifications coming from "above". For example, if the meta (above) says that the languages of the file (intended audience) are "en, fr" (i.e., the document is bilingual), this attribute could state the "text-processing language" at a point in the document.

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