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RE: IRI

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2008 16:22:28 -0000
To: "'Mark Davis'" <mark@macchiato.com>
Cc: <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <016401c95951$2a3d4010$7eb7c030$@org>
Hmm.  That's a definition I came to as a result of discussion with Martin.  The definition in the IRI spec is " An IRI is a sequence of characters from the Universal Character Set (Unicode/ISO 10646)."

 

What did you have in mind (bearing in mind the audience of this document is " content authors, Web project managers, and general users who want to get a basic overview, without getting bogged down in gory technical details, of what happens behind the scenes when they use non-ASCII characters in web addresses ")?

 

Cheers,

RI

 

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/



 

From: mark.edward.davis@gmail.com [mailto:mark.edward.davis@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Mark Davis
Sent: 04 December 2008 06:28
To: Phillips, Addison
Cc: ishida@w3.org; Felix Sasaki; public-i18n-core@w3.org
Subject: Re: IRI

 

I think I put it a bit too forcefully, but I find that the definitional sentence:

 

We will refer to Web addresses that allow the use of characters from a wide range of scripts as Internationalized Resource Identifiers or IRIs

 

only gives a vague notion of what an IRI is. Then it plunges into what applications and protocols need to do to support it.

 

Mark



On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 21:37, Phillips, Addison <addison@amazon.com> wrote:

Do you mean in the intended audience section? The first occurrence of IRI in the article proper is just after the full spell-out. Still, the audience section does use some undefined TLAs.

 

Addison

 

Addison Phillips

Globalization Architect -- Lab126

 

Internationalization is not a feature.

It is an architecture.

 

From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-core-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Mark Davis
Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2008 3:31 PM
To: ishida@w3.org; Felix Sasaki
Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org
Subject: IRI

 

http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/

 

I noticed that IRI is used before it is defined.

 

Mark

 
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