Originally posted by liorean
As for the deprecated language attribute -- if you're using XHTML 1.0 Transitional, why not use both? Particularly if you're serving as text/html (though XHTML as text/html isn't generally a recommended practice -- don't ask me why...)
As for the real problem, you can take multiple approaches to this:
- Use an external file instead.
This is the most cross-browser solution there is. Because of irregularities in Internet Explorer, I recommend you use the open and close tags, instead of a self-closing tag:
Great question, automatic sticky.