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Re: mandatory Meta elements


From: Duff Johnson
Date: Jul 27, 2012 12:10PM

On Jul 25, 2012, at 11:55 AM, Jared Smith wrote:

> 2012/7/25 Trafford, Logan:
>> Is/are there any mandatory meta elements and/or metadata (other than <title>) needed for WCAG 2.0 AA conformance?
> The only related thing I can think of is defining the document
> language (<html lang="en">). Defining the document type and character
> set is also pretty important, though omitting these wouldn't be WCAG
> failures.

How can omitting the character set be conforming? Or are you simply referring to the lack of a WG-published "Failure" on this point?