Re: Language Markup

Terry Allen (
Sat, 29 Jul 95 13:26:18 EDT

Albert writes:
>I would suggest that language might effect other presentation
attributes besides font in a "smart" browser... someone raised
the question of different quoting styles in one of the lists
(though maybe this is locale (a la ANSI C) rather than language).

Yes indeed, and the second part of us.en is locale.

This is a reason independent of charset issues for why we need
a LANG att.

I'll leave it for someone else to comment on Glenn's CJK heuristics
for *sentences*, but clearly one could not apply them to a single
character <em>X</em> where X is one of the "unified" characters.
Thus heuristics aside we need LANG to deal comprehensively with


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