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a few more questions...

From: Peter Sigrist <petersigrist@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 21:40:06 -0400
To: <ishida@w3.org>, <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000c01c32b03$6481f2c0$6401a8c0@pete>

What is the difference between localization, internationalization, and
globalization?

Can "alt" tags be changed based on the user's language selection?

Which icons and symbols are the most universally understood?

What is the best way to create multilingual versions of a site in Flash?

How can I make sure that my multilingual site is indexed appropriately
by search engines?


Pete






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Added a URI for the brainstorming session.
Updated the actions list.



AGENDA
I18N GEO TF teleconference


Please feel free to suggest additional items for the agenda.
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Day     : Wednesday
Date    : 4 June 2003
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Australia (next day!)
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*** indicates a topic that will receive particular attention this week




Draft agenda
============

Review of agenda

Review of actions (see below)

Review of dependencies (see below)

Meetings:
	-

Info Share
****	 [Here you can contribute news or informative titbits about
events, developments, etc that affect our work.  It is information share
only - if processing is needed we should add an agenda item - although
of course clarification questions are allowed.]


Review of recent activity


Content Review
****	Final review of Lloyd's Q&A contribution
	http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-date-format.html

****	Brainstorming: User's questions
	See website
http://www.w3.org/International/geo/upload/2003/questions/

****	Comments on section 2.2 of guidelines: "Specifying a page
encoding"?
	
http://www.w3.org/International/geo/html-tech/#ri20030218.131104811


Education & Outreach



Content discussion
****	Brainstorming questions people may ask



AOB





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Details:


CONTENT OWNERS
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Steve
	Anything in section 3 (character sets, encoding, entities)
[first priority]
    	Anything in section 10 (Objects)

Martin
	character sets & encodings in forms

Lloyd
	Forms

Richard 
	Bidi

Russ
	automatic layout

Andrew
	i was thinking of jotting down some notes on the following
areas, and 
	then seeing what i could add to other sections.
	3 Character sets, character encodings and entities
	4 Specifying the language of content
	5 Text direction
	6.4 Ruby
	7 Lists
	8 Tables
	     8.1 Mirroring tables in bidirectional text
	15 Writing source text

John
	Navigation




ACTIONS (ongoing and new)
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ACTION: Phil, write the Q&A for review on 11 June.

ACTION: RI, add agreed edits to non-eng-tags Q&A and publish as this
week's contribution

ACTION: RI, add agreed edits to  bidi-space Q&A

ACTION: RI, add agreed edits to Tex's Q&A

ACTION: Lloyd, write up some code samples relating to date formats and
link to them from the Q&A page at a later date

ACTION: Lloyd, provide descriptive text for the links in the Further
Information section of this week's Q&A.

ACTION: Lloyd, consider commenting about side effects and the
differences between ASP and ASP .NET.

ACTION: Richard, encourage comments on the list about Lloyd's Q&A so we
can publish next week.

ACTION: Lloyd, consider adding to this weeks Q&A a recommendation that
users are able to tell which local format is used for the dates.

ACTION: RI, add organisation names to currently available Q&A pages.

ACTION: RI, set up Phil and Suzanne as Invited Experts

ACTION: AC to create a list of possibilities for 'non-displayable'
characters

ACTION: Lloyd, send a list of deprecated tags in HTML by next meeting 
Moved to back burner

All: send in pointers to existing guidelines 



DEPENDENCIES
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None.



============
Richard Ishida
W3C

tel: +44 1753 480 292
http://www.w3.org/International/ 
http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/

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Richard Ishida
W3C

tel: +44 1753 480 292
http://www.w3.org/International/
http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/
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