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Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-335: health warnings for when language not known

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:53:32 +0100
Message-ID: <535A76EC.4010507@w3.org>
To: Mark Davis ☕️ <mark@macchiato.com>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On 23/04/2014 10:43, Mark Davis ☕️ wrote:
...> The most that should be said is something like:
> Where the language cannot be determined with a high degree of
> confidence, language-sensitive actions should be avoided.

There is another scenario where the language is specifically declared to 
be unknown or not a language, eg. lang="" or lang="zxx".  In these cases 
it seems clear that language specific behaviour should not be applied, 
but a default used instead.

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