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[Bug 12417] HTML5 is missing attribute for specifying translatability of content

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Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 05:43:34 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12417

--- Comment #59 from Felix Sasaki <felix.sasaki@dfki.de> 2011-12-08 05:43:30 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #58)
> > Can you give an example of this?
> 
> Another example that someone suggested:
> 
> Sometimes one start translating a set of pages before they are completely done.
> Many parts can be 'draft' and not to be translated. Early on it would be much
> easier to declare the whole page as not translatable and mark up the sections
> to translate. Then, at some point after several iterations, the page default
> can be switched to to-translate and the few draft sections left can be marked
> up as not translatable.
> 
> Like Martin noted the idea is that having the attribute available at all levels
> allows for greater flexibility.

As for the inheritance of the attribute and for overriding of existing values,
it makes sense to align that with the "lang" attribute.

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