Some of my previous conclusions were incorrect, so I changed the test and rewrote the results summary.
Archive for August 2004
The HTML specification suggests that the link element can be used by search engines to find alternate translations of the current page. Some browsers expose the link information on the user interface.
Andrew Cunningham and I wrote a test for this. Here is a summary of the results of some brief testing on mainstream browsers on Windows XP.
Some browsers apply the fonts listed in the user font preferences to the display of HTML Unicode text in Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese and Korean, depending on the setting of the lang/xml:lang attribute. Here is a summary of the results of some brief testing of mainstream browsers on Windows XP. I may update this as additional information becomes available.