[uf-discuss] [hCite] call for examples: language

Colin Barrett timber at lava.net
Wed Jan 31 11:05:36 PST 2007

On Jan 31, 2007, at 10:30 AM, Edward Summers wrote:

> On Jan 31, 2007, at 1:17 PM, Michael McCracken wrote:
>> If we use @lang, doesn't that mean we're specifying the language of
>> the words in the hCite element, but not necessarily the language of
>> the thing we're citing?
> Practically aren't these the same thing?

Book titles and the language they are in are not always identical. In  
general, messing with the meaning of @lang is tricky, as UAs may take  
that as a hint to use a different encoding.

Brian, I'm not seeing @lang in the hCard or hCalendar specs on the  
wiki. Or did you mean by in-use that lang has been used on hCards in  
the wild to mark up language information about the element (eg a name)  


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