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Language tag

Mark Pilgrim’s accessiblity series continues: Day 7: Identifying your language. Since I’m using XHTML 1.0 I’ve changed my opening <html> tag to the following:

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en" xml:lang="en">

Mark also points out this handy list of ISO639 language codes.

This is Language tag by Simon Willison, posted on 18th June 2002.

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