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RE: [widgets] Testing ITS support

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 27 Nov 2009 11:46:23 -0000
To: "'Marcos Caceres'" <marcosc@opera.com>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Cc: "'public-webapps'" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <014901ca6f57$3f5826a0$be0873e0$@org>
Hello Marcos,

As a first step, could you take a look at our dir tests for HTML and see if
there's anything there that could be adapted? Go to


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-core-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Marcos Caceres
> Sent: 27 November 2009 10:15
> To: public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Cc: public-webapps
> Subject: [widgets] Testing ITS support
> Dear i18n WG,
> During the call to transition the Widgets Packaging and Configuration
> specification (P&C) [1] to CR, the Director requested that aside from
> the MUST assertions the Web Apps WG test the optional aspects of the
> specification in our test-suite [2].
> As you are aware, to facilitate the localization of text nodes within
> XML elements in a configuration document, a user agent may support the
> Internationalization Tag Set's its:span element and the its:dir
> attribute (It is optional for a user agent to support other ITS elements
> and attributes).
> In order to test ITS support, the WebApps WG would appreciate some
> guidance with designing a handful of test cases that the i18n WG would
> consider suitable to provide interoperability across implementations.
> The its:span element can be used as a child element of the following
> elements of the configuration document. In addition, the its:dir
> attribute can be used in the following elements of the configuration
> document:
>      * name
>      * description
>      * author
>      * license
> Any guidance or help the i18n WG can provide us with designing test
> would be greatly appreciated. We are intending to transition this
> document to Proposed Recommendation at the end of January, but we would
> like to have the i18n tests done ASAP.
> I'm happy to work on the tests, so long as someone from i18n can guide
> me :) Hope the i18n WG can again help us out!
> Kind regards,
> Marcos
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/test-suite/
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