[whatwg] [WA1] lang and xml:lang
ian at hixie.ch
Sun Apr 17 02:47:50 PDT 2005
On Sun, 17 Apr 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Web apps currently states :
> # Authors should not use the lang attribute in XML documents. Authors
> # should instead use the xml:lang attribute.
> Is there any reason for not making that "must not"? The only reason
> someone would ever have for using lang instead of xml:lang in XHTML is
> when serving it as text/html, which is strictly forbidden in this
> version. It should be stated that lang is for HTML only and xml:lang is
> for X(HT)ML only.
> I think the heading for the attribute defintion should be updated to include
> xml:lang as well.
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