Re: Thoughts on CLASS and ROLE attributes in HTML 3 draft

Owen Rees (
Thu, 16 Mar 1995 17:31:00 +0000 (Albert Lunde) writes:
> I think we should be referencing RFC1766, (like the latest HTTP draft)
> which defines a syntax for language tags that is a superset of the ISO 639
> + ISO 3166 scheme.

Yes, adopt the RFC1766 syntax (which specifies "-" as the separator, as in
en-US). Since RFC1766 also specifies the registration procedure for new
language tags, it would be better to point at the registry rather than
including a list that will go out of date.

Owen Rees <>
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