[whatwg] [WA1] lang and xml:lang

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Sun Apr 17 11:09:21 PDT 2005

Ian Hickson wrote:
>> 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.
> Done.
>> I think the heading for the attribute defintion should be updated
>> to include xml:lang as well.
> Done.

I assume we are going to do something similar for 'xml:id' when that 
becomes REC? Or do the issues with regard to type ID need to be sorted 
out first?

  Anne van Kesteren

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