[whatwg] HTML: A DOM attribute that returns the language of a node
poccil14 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 13 09:04:01 PDT 2013
There are several use cases:
- Localization of form controls in languages where browser support
is lacking, such as some minor languages.
- Localization of HTML elements, especially date formatting of span
and div elements in the page's default language, see especially .
implementation can do everything except retrieve the value of the
Content-Language header of the document, so even providing a DOM attribute
like "contentLanguage" will resolve this issue.
From: Ian Hickson
Sent: Saturday, July 13, 2013 11:39 AM
To: Peter Occil
Subject: Re: [whatwg] HTML: A DOM attribute that returns the language of a
On Fri, 12 Jul 2013, Peter Occil wrote:
> Well, my true hope is that such a DOM attribute like "language" will be
> specified in the HTML or DOM spec. Especially since it's not currently
What's the use case for having this in HTML?
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