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Re: [UAX29] i18n comment 17: Search engines

From: Addison Phillips <addison@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 14:08:27 -0800
Message-ID: <47D1BCDB.7080703@yahoo-inc.com>
To: ishida@w3.org
CC: public-i18n-core@w3.org

ishida@w3.org wrote:
> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr29/tr29-12.html
> Comment 17
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0801-uax29/
> Editorial/substantive: E
> Tracked by: AP
> Location in reviewed document:
> 4 [http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr29/tr29-12.html#Word_Boundaries]
> Comment: 
> The added text about search engines, coupled with the somewhat obscure example about database queries, suggests that, as with our comment #3, more thought should be given to providing comprehensive or clear usage scenarios."

I think this comment is not particularly critical. The working group 
felt in our call that the examples were a bit disjointed. However, 
producing an exhaustive list would take some doing. I tend to think the 
added "search engine" example might be still be too narrowly written. 
Only a few of us work on search engines. Perhaps replace "search 
engines" with a more generic alternative such as:

Full-text processing...
Search applications...


Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect -- Yahoo! Inc.
Chair -- W3C Internationalization Core WG

Internationalization is an architecture.
It is not a feature.
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