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[ESW Wiki] Update of "geoQuickTips" by RichardIshida

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Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 13:25:14 -0000
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http://esw.w3.org/topic/geoQuickTips


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   7. '''Text authoring.''' Use simple, concise text. Do not compose sentences from multiple strings using scripting.
  
-  8. '''Navigation.''' On each page include clearly visible navigation to localized pages or sites; use the target language.
+  8. '''Navigation.''' On each page include clearly visible navigation to localized pages or sites. Use the target language.
  
   9. '''Right-to-left text.''' For XHTML, add dir="rtl" to the html tag. Only re-use it to change directionality.
  
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    Read more about [http://www.multilingual.com/ishida43.htm text fragmentation and re-use].
  
-  8. '''Navigation.''' On each page include clearly visible navigation to localized pages or sites; use the target language.
+  8. '''Navigation.''' On each page include clearly visible navigation to localized pages or sites. Use the target language.
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+   Where you have versions of a page or site in a different language, or for a different country or region, you should provide a way for the user to view the version they prefer.  This should be possible from any page on your site where an alternative exists.
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+   When providing links to pages in other languages, use the name of the target language ''in the native language and script''. Don't assume that the user can read English. For example, in a link to a French page, 'French' would be written 'fran├žais'.  This also applies if you are guiding the user to a  country- or region-specific page or site, eg. 'Germany' would be 'Deutschland'.
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+   The [http://www.w3.org/International/ W3C internationalization resources] provide information about [http://www.w3.org/TR/i18n-html-tech-bidi/ using <select> to link to localized content. Additional articles on navigation appear in the near future. 
  
   9. '''Right-to-left text.''' For XHTML, add dir="rtl" to the html tag. Only re-use it to change directionality.
  
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