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RE: BCP Guidelines for XLIFF, WAS: ITS rules for OpenDocument

From: Merle Tenney <merle@merletenney.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:42:58 -0700
Message-ID: <BAY104-W547FDD9C314276CBFACF70B8820@phx.gbl>
To: "Rodolfo M. Raya" <rmraya@maxprograms.com>
CC: <public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org>

Thanks for the pointer, Rodolfo.  I will have a look at the XLIFF site.  I would think that extending them to XML docs decorated with ITS markup would be very useful.  Are there any other major resource formats that are missing?

Merle



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> Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 14:38:19 -0300
> From: rmraya@maxprograms.com
> To: merle@merletenney.com
> CC: public-i18n-its-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: BCP Guidelines for XLIFF, WAS: ITS rules for OpenDocument
> 
> On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 10:23:45 -0700
> Merle Tenney <merle@merletenney.com> wrote:
> 
>  
> > Just a thought....  When I see helpful XLIFF implementation guidance
> > like Rodolfo's comments in this email, I wonder if there shouldn't be a
> > Best Current Practices (BCP) document to go along with the XLIFF
> > standard.  It occurs to me that there should be someplace where best
> > practices are documented for the benefit of the people who will be
> > implementing XLIFF in one environment or another.
> 
> Hi Merle,
> 
> The XLIFF Technical Committee at OASIS published guidelines for
> converting the following formats to XLIFF:
> 
>  * HTML
>  * Java Properties Bundles
>  * PO (Portable Objects)
> 
> You can find them at http://www.xliff.org
> 
> Guidelines for converting ICU Resource Bundles to XLIFF are almost
> ready to be published.
> 
> It would be interesting to have guidelines for converting XML documents
> decorated with ITS markup to XLIFF format. This is something that this
> group could prepare.
> 
> Best regards,
> Rodolfo
> -- 
> Rodolfo M. Raya <rmraya@maxprograms.com>
> http://www.maxprograms.com

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