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MINUTES: I18n GEO teleconference 030528

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 12:36:43 +0100
To: <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
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MINUTES 

W3C I18n GEO Phone Conference
28 May 2003

Present: Richard (chair, scribe), Lloyd, Phil, Tex, 

Regrets/Absent: Steve, Suzanne, Peter, Andrew, Barry, Leslie, John,
Russ, Martin



SPECIAL NOTE:
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Apologies for any confusion about meeting times.  W3C mail servers were
down due to a spam bomb and the agenda didn't make it out.
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New Actions
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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.



Prior Action Items
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ACTION: RI, put up a skeleton parking lot for potential questions

ACTION: All, attempt to contribute to the parking lot by editing and
uploading RI's skeleton

ACTION: PA, Do some design work with RI's help: link from International
(& GEO) page, template for list of questions, template for answers that
we write ourselves. Work done on Activity home page proposal.  More to
follow.

ACTION: RR, prepare a Q&A pair ready for review on 5 May. 
Done.

ACTION: MD, prepare a first Q&A pair ready for review on 12 May

ACTION: Lloyd, prepare a Q&A pair for review on 19 May.

ACTION: Tex, prepare a Q&A pair for review on 26 May

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

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

Action: Richard, look at ways of making the document print with a
smaller font, while avoiding any WAI issues.

All: send in pointers to existing guidelines 


Meetings
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Q&A Review
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Lloyd's contribution
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http://www.w3.org/International\questions\qa-date-format.html

Apologies from Lloyd for delay in getting this out.

RI's reorganisation of text agreed on.

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.


Tex's contribution for next week
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http://www.w3.org/International\questions\qa-controls.html

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

RI's reorganisation of text agreed on.

Edits: 
-	change the question to:  How do I handle control codes (ie. the
C0, U+0000-U+001F, and C1 , U+007F-U+009F, ranges) in XML, XHTML and
HTML?
-	lower case Control Codes 
-	add two new table rows to deal with TAB, LF, CR and U+0085
-	check spelling of NUL and DELETE - change DELETE to DEL
-	implement a Unicode range style that avoids wrapping (based on
Tex's)
-	replace Character Entity References with entities and remove the
fourth note


Richard's contribution [1]
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http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-bidi-space.html

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

Edits:
-	reword first para
-	add pointer to missing space
-	consider describing the problem in a background section


Richard's contribution [2]
-----------------------------------
http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-non-eng-tags.html

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

Edits:
-	spellcheck
-	add section names to sources links

Fair amount of discussion around whether non-English -> non-ASCII.
Decided to leave as is (non-English).


Other
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DECIDED: we will add organisation names to contributor's name at the
bottom of the page, but only if desired by the contributor.

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

We should look around for information about how to obtain fonts and
algorithms (eg. Uniscribe) to support multi-script pages.  We could
write to vendors asking them to provide information.

ACTION: Phil, write the Q&A for review on 11 June.


Next meeting:
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Same time, same bridge, next week.



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Richard Ishida
W3C

tel: +44 1753 480 292
http://www.w3.org/International/ 
http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/
Received on Thursday, 29 May 2003 07:36:52 GMT

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