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Status update (Re: What to do with directionality and ruby in ITS 2.0)

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 06:56:58 +0100
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Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
Hi colleaguges,

any feedback on this? I'll try to disucss this at TPAC with Richard and
otheres. The MLW-LT working group want to go to last call at the end of
November, so having the right approach in the ITS 2.0 draft by then would
be great.

Thanks,

Felix

2012/10/6 Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>

> Hi i18n core colleagues,
>
> I have an action item in the MLW-LT group to check what to do
> with directionality and ruby in ITS 2.0. The current definitions
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/drafts/its20/its20.html#directionality
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/drafts/its20/its20.html#ruby-annotation
> are out of date in terms of what is proposed in HTML5, see e.g.
> https://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/track/issues/50
> Also, the so-called "global" rules for ruby, see
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/drafts/its20/examples/xml/EX-ruby-legacy-1.xml
>  have never been used AFAIK.
>
> What would be your advice? Here are some ideas:
>
> 1) Drop global rules for ruby
> 2) Drop all definitions in the two sections completely and refer to the
> HTML5 models for ruby and directionality informatively.
> 3) Keep the models for directionality and ruby and align them with HTML5.
>
> A combination of 1) and 3) might make sense too.
>
> Another question is: do these "features" need to be provided normatively?
> After all rendering of dir and ruby and the related testing is done in
> HTML5 or HTML5 based formats like epub3. This is also reflected in the fact
> that in MLW-LT (= no rendering related folks in the group), there is nearly
> no commitment on testing, see
>
>
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgIk0-aoSKOadG5HQmJDT2EybWVvVC1VbnF5alN2S3c#gid=0
>
> Thanks a lot for your input in advance,
>
> Felix
>
> --
> Felix Sasaki
> DFKI / W3C Fellow
>
>


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Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
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