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RE: i18n Polyglot Markup/NCRs (7th issue)

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2010 20:58:16 +0100
To: "'Eliot Graff'" <eliotgra@microsoft.com>
Cc: <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <086001cb61a2$fd3f2040$f7bd60c0$@org>
Thanks Eliot.

> Can someone please edit the information on the Internationalization
> Comments on Polyglot Markup: HTML-Compatible XHTML Documents [2] to
> indicate this change is made?

Done.

> (such as &#160; in the previous example); however, the Character Model for
> the World Wide Web states that content should use the hexadecimal form of

I don't know whether you want to make any more changes to this, but I'd
personally be happy with "the Character Model for the World Wide Web
recommends that ".

Cheers,
RI

============
Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

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




> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-core-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Eliot Graff
> Sent: 29 September 2010 23:48
> To: Leif Halvard Silli; Henri Sivonen
> Cc: public-html; public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Subject: RE: i18n Polyglot Markup/NCRs (7th issue)
> 
> Per bug 10154  [1] I have edited the section so that it now reads as
follows:
> 
> ]]
> 8. Named Entity References
> 
> Polyglot markup uses only the following named entity references:
> 
>     * amp
>     * lt
>     * gt
>     * apos
>     * quot
> 
> For entities beyond the previous list, a polyglot document uses character
> references. For example, polyglot markup uses &#xA0; instead of &nbsp;.
> Note that polyglot markup may use decimal values for escape characters
> (such as &#160; in the previous example); however, the Character Model for
> the World Wide Web states that content should use the hexadecimal form of
> character escapes rather than the decimal form when there are both.
> [CHARMOD]
> [[
> 
> I believe that this satisfies the original request and the attempt to
indicate
> that polyglot markup may use either hexadecimal or decimal.
> 
> Can someone please edit the information on the Internationalization
> Comments on Polyglot Markup: HTML-Compatible XHTML Documents [2] to
> indicate this change is made?
> 
> Thanks for your help and patience.
> 
> Eliot
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10154
> [2] http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/1007-polyglot/
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leif Halvard Silli [mailto:xn--mlform-iua@målform.no]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 9:58 PM
> To: Henri Sivonen
> Cc: public-html; Eliot Graff; public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Subject: Re: i18n Polyglot Markup/NCRs (7th issue)
> 
> Henri Sivonen, Mon, 19 Jul 2010 06:35:02 -0700 (PDT):
> > Leif wrote:
> >> First of all, my comment was to Richard, who suggested that POlyglot
> >> markup should "favor" hexadecimal NCRs.
> >
> > I think neither decimal nor hexadecimal can be preferred over the
> > other on polyglot grounds, so the publication shouldn't prefer one
> > over the other.
> 
> Such was my initial reaction as well. And I prefer that direction.  It
also isn't
> the purpose of Polyglot Markup to permit served as HTML things which
> text/htmll does not open up for.
> 
> (For a reply to the document encoding issues, see separate reply.)
> --
> leif halvard silli
> 
> 
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