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Minutes 2006-02-15: GEO telecon

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 20:12:34 -0000
To: "GEO" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>
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                              GEO telecon

15 Feb 2006

   See also: [2]IRC log

      [2] http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-irc

Attendees

   Present
          Ishida, +1.441.260.aaaa, David, Russ, Andrew, John_O'Conner

   Regrets
          Molly

   Chair
          Richard

   Scribe
          r12a

Contents

     * [3]Topics
         1. [4]Info Share
         2. [5]Composite messages article
         3. [6]Text reuse
     * [7]Summary of Action Items
     _________________________________________________________



Info Share

   RR: beta for IE7 is available

   RI: :lang and :before and :after don't seem to be supported

   RR: everyone should send in comments on things that they think are
   missing

   DRC: can one run IE6 and IE7 in parallel ?

   RR: belive not but will check
   ... note that also handles IDN

   RI: speech at Open Road Conference, organized by State Library of
   Victoria
   ... 1.5 hour presentation to Victoria Online Seminar series
   ... 2 hour presentation to Web Standards Group meeting in Melbourne

   Photos on Flickr:
   [8]http://www.flickr.com/photos/lachlanhardy/sets/72057594063720914/

      [8] http://www.flickr.com/photos/lachlanhardy/sets/72057594063720914/

   scribe: 2 hour presentation at a W3C Australian Office/WSG meeting

   Photos:
   [9]http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajayranipeta/sets/72057594062552176/

      [9] http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajayranipeta/sets/72057594062552176/

   and [10]http://www.flickr.com/photos/laruth/

     [10] http://www.flickr.com/photos/laruth/

Composite messages article

   DRC: add java to intended audience

   [11]http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/#iss
   ues

     [11] http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/#issues

   DRC: reverse order of audience scripts/HTML, relevant to any
   technology

   RR:
   [12]http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/#lin
   g-concat
   ... "Gender agreement and runtime-defined substrings. " is the best
   approach not to do it at all?
   ... how do I tell them not to do this?

     [12] http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/#ling-concat

   <scribe> ACTION: RI, add a para to say use subj-pred approach fro
   patient is ready [recorded in
   [13]http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-minutes.html#action01]

   RR: s/practises/practices/

   Discussion about how to help people find fonts etc to view the doc

   <scribe> ACTION: JO, put together a page about how to enable your
   browser to handle non-ascii text - first draft by next week
   [recorded in
   [14]http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-minutes.html#action02]

   <Russ> Windows XP: Language support enablement:
   [15]http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/#iss
   ues

     [15] http://www.w3.org/International/articles/composite-messages/#issues

   <Russ> Windows XP: Language support enablement:
   [16]http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/handson/user/xpintlsupp.mspx

     [16] http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/handson/user/xpintlsupp.mspx

   <Russ> Windows 2000:Langauge support enablement:
   [17]http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/handson/user/2kintlsupp.mspx

     [17] http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/handson/user/2kintlsupp.mspx

   [18]http://www.travelphrases.info/fonts.html

     [18] http://www.travelphrases.info/fonts.html

   [19]http://www.babelstone.co.uk/Fonts/Fonts.html

     [19] http://www.babelstone.co.uk/Fonts/Fonts.html

   [20]http://www.alanwood.net/unicode/fonts.html

     [20] http://www.alanwood.net/unicode/fonts.html

   <joconner>
   [21]http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Intl/HTTPCharset
   /

     [21] http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/Intl/HTTPCharset/

Text reuse

   RR: [22]http://www.w3.org/International/articles/text-reuse/#bad the
   following string in the message set just contained adjectives
   ... last two paras in recommendations should be in a "By the way"
   section

     [22] http://www.w3.org/International/articles/text-reuse/#bad

   <scribe> ACTION: RR, send pointers to composite msg handling for
   win32, etc [recorded in
   [23]http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-minutes.html#action03]

   RI, proposal to send both articles out for wide review after
   outstanding edits completed

   All, approved

   <Russ> string handling:
   [24]http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/getwr/steps/wrg_string.mspx

     [24] http://www.microsoft.com/globaldev/getwr/steps/wrg_string.mspx

   <joconner> sorry, had to drop out for another con call...talk w/ you
   all next week

   <joconner> -

Summary of Action Items

   [NEW] ACTION: JO, put together a page about how to enable your
   browser to handle non-ascii text - first draft by next week
   [recorded in
   [25]http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-minutes.html#action02]
   [NEW] ACTION: RI, add a para to say use subj-pred approach fro
   patient is ready [recorded in
   [26]http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-minutes.html#action01]
   [NEW] ACTION: RR, send pointers to composite msg handling for win32,
   etc [recorded in
   [27]http://www.w3.org/2006/02/15-i18ngeo-minutes.html#action03]

   [End of minutes]


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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

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