Re: Charsets: Problem statement/requirements?

Dave Raggett (
Mon, 13 Feb 95 05:50:47 EST

>> - The TEI approach seems to be to add a LANG attribute which can
>> be attached to containers i.e. <p lang=en_uk>. We could do this,
>> but I think we'd need to define a new container of arbitrary
>> length and unrelated to paragraph structure to markup words
>> and other chunks of text.

The HTML 3.0 proposal supports both this and <lang lang=fr>...</lang>
elements. The latter are used for when it is inappropriate to use
another element such as EM.

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