[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Mon Dec 4 08:14:05 PST 2006

On Mon, 04 Dec 2006 17:10:18 +0100, Michel Fortin  
<michel.fortin at michelf.com> wrote:
> I know I suggested xml:lang before, but that was when I thought it was  
> parsed in HTML. Now I think a more clever approach would be to allow  
> html:lang to validate in XHTML, because XHTML already mandates that  
> html:lang be taken into account when determining the language.

For the record. There's no such thing as a "lang" attribute in the HTML  
namespace. Except perhaps in some schema's the HTML WG at the W3C is  
producing but those can safely be ignored.

Anne van Kesteren

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