ISSUE-61: Mention lang and xml:lang

Mention lang and xml:lang

Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
7. Attributes

WG Approved: Yes

No mention is made of the lang and xml:lang attributes. The document should say that both should be used when language attributes are used.

It may also recommend the use of the language attributes in the html element to set the default language for the document, and mention that the meta Content-Language element has no usefulness at all in XML for setting the language of content.

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  1. [minutes] Internationalization WG telecon 2011-07-27 (from on 2011-07-27)

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