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

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Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 08:45:52 +0000
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--- Comment #60 from Thorsten Trippel <thorsten.trippel@uni-tuebingen.de> 2011-12-08 08:45:48 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #55)
> Can you give an example of this? (Just trying to understand the use case here
> to be properly informed when addressing this.)

Another example for whole pages not to be translated are translations. If you
have a multilingual site, you want the translation from the original source,
not from other translations. In machine translation we all had fun with
circular translations, did we not? Something like
English-French-Spanish-English to see if we could find some traces of the
original meaning. A machine translated page would definitively set the
translate attribute to "no" for the whole page.

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