>... that way a German-speaker who reads French and receives <q>alors</q>=
>will see it as =BBalors=AB in the German manner rather than =ABalors=BB =
>the French manner. Seems OK to me.
>(I have an ill-defined theory that browsers ought to know a number of
>things, e.g. time zone, decimal representation, quote style, etc. )
It seems like this is the kind of thing that might be associated with
mark-up for language.
i.e. the <LANG> tag and LANG=3D attribute:
as noted in the HTML3.0 draft at:
While the HTML 3.0 draft doesn't say this yet, I think we want to use the=
same language tags as specified by RFC 1766.
The 12 MAR 95 HTTP draft specifies this,... see:
In either case we can have a primary language tag qualified by a country
code (and maybe other things).
--- Albert Lunde Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu