Re: xhtml and lang=en identifier

"Nick Kew" <> wrote in message
> On Fri, 8 Nov 2002, Bryan Archer wrote:
> > I tried putting  <html lang="en"
> > But that failed.
> Two answers:
>   (1) xml:lang
>   (2) The lang or xml:lang attribute isn't the only way to
> identify your natural language usage.
> Oh, and a better answer
>   (3) WTF did the WG think they were doing breaking the above?

because xml:lang works across different markup languages, and since XHTML
1.1 is a new doctype, there's no legacy other than what developers
experience, and since lang was poorly used, and it's not a huge
difference - there's no problem with it - the problem is with people
serving up XHTML 1.1 as text/html.


Received on Monday, 11 November 2002 05:11:40 UTC