Re: Language Markup

Terry Allen (
Mon, 31 Jul 95 11:06:42 EDT

| > Chris re LANG:
| > >I think it is already an attribute of most elements.
| >
| > We're talking about extensions to HTML 2.0, which has no such attribute.
| Sure. But we are taking our inspiation from / sawing lumps off the draft
| HTML 3.0 spec, which has. Or at least that is what most people were quoting
| excerpts from.
| The current model is that HTML 2.0 progresses to 2.1, 2.1 etc by having
| lumps of HTML 3.0 bolted on, right?

No, 2.0 progresses by adding newly approved I-Ds, which describe lumps
that may or may not have anything to do with 3.0. 3.0 has no privileged

The only piece we're talking about here is a LANG att, and
wrt 2.0, not 3.0.


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Current HTML 2.0 spec: