ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2015

10 Article Authoring Tag Set, version 1.1 • 10.5 Attributes

10.5.59 @language Code Language

Programming or scripting language in which this code is written, e.g. "javascript", for code written in "Javascript 3.0". (The "3.0" is recorded in the @language-version attribute.)

In element <code>, this attribute may be used if the element is used.
Value Meaning
Text, numbers, or special characters The lower case name of the programming or scripting language