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RE: Rephrasing of Document Character Set article

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@amazon.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2008 11:31:58 -0700
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "'Martin Duerst'" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
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I think we do need to rephrase it. The first sentence, while entirely correct, is nearly impenetrable. The following clarification should, thus, be a lot clearer.

I would suggest:

--
This means that XML or HTML documents are always processed as a sequence of characters from the Unicode character set.
--

Addison



Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect -- Lab126

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-core-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Richard Ishida
> Sent: Monday, June 09, 2008 7:21 AM
> To: 'Martin Duerst'
> Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Subject: Rephrasing of Document Character Set article
>
>
> Hi Martin, others,
>
> In our article FAQ: Document character set
> (http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-doc-charset) we have
> a key sentence that says:
>
> "This means that the logical model describing how XML and HTML are
> processed is described in terms of the Unicode character set."
>
> A German translator just suggested that we work on making that
> clearer, and I tend to agree that it might help.  I thought of a
> minimal rewording as follows:
>
> "This means that when XML and HTML are processed, they use a model
> that describes characters in terms of the Unicode character set."
>
> I'd welcome any further suggestions for improvement.
>
> Cheers,
> RI
>
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/

> http://rishida.net/blog/

> http://rishida.net/

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