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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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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.



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 are out of date in terms of what is proposed in HTML5, see e.g.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

Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
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