Re: I18n comment: hreflang examples

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006 02:52:08 +0900, Ian Hickson <> wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 wrote:
>> Comment: hreflang is used in a examples with the HTML link element. I'm
>> always wary of the hreflang attribute's usefulness, and the meaning of
>> that attribute in XHTML2 will change, and I'm also struggling to see an
>> application for using it to style the link element content in current
>> implementations. On the other hand, there is a fairly common practice of
>> using the hreflang attribute specifically for styling link text on a
>> elements to show what the expected language of the link target is. I'd
>> therefore suggest changing hreflang examples referring to the link
>> element to refer to the a element in examples.
> The working group discussed this.
> We have changed the example from using a <link> element to using an <a>
> element in section 6.3.1.
> If this does not satisfy you, please let us know.
> Cheers,

The i18n core working group is satisfied with your resolution. Thank you.
Regards, Felix.

Received on Wednesday, 1 February 2006 04:17:01 UTC