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RE: Translation of i18n resources

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 20:06:00 +0100
To: "'Bjoern Hoehrmann'" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "'GEO'" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>, "'Masayasu Ishikawa'" <mimasa@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040629190600.59A3D4F27F@homer.w3.org>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bjoern Hoehrmann [mailto:derhoermi@gmx.net] 
> Sent: 29 June 2004 11:12
...
> In addition to Masayasu's remarks, I would like to add that I 
> do not really like the __FOO text replacement macros, I first 
> thought one should use them rather the actual text and that 
> W3C would take care of the replacement in some way. Looking 
> closer at it, e.g. the __LANG macro represents "en" and 
> something odd ("___LANG version" stands for "Version 
> anglaise" which would suggest that __LANG represents 
> "Version"). It would be better to just give an example and 
> explain what the individual fields mean, if necessary something like
> 
>   $english_version = "Version anglaise"
>   $language_tag = "en"
>   ...
> 
>   and then
> 
>   <p class="noprint" title="$english_version">...
> 
> regards.

I have changed the text to more clearly indicate what is going on here.  I
wanted the special, searchable characters up front to be more noticeable,
and the only character that works there is '_' (otherwise an id, for
example, is invalid - I use this notation more widely in the base template
file).

RI

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