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[ESW Wiki] Update of "its0503ReqContainerSize"

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Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2005 15:33:10 -0000
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The following page has been changed by RichardIshida:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/its0503ReqContainerSize

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  Where fixed sizes are used for containers or objects (such as tables, table cells, frames, buffers, screens, images, etc.) a standard method should be used for indicating the dimensions of the container so that localization tools can automatically recognize them. 
+ 
+ '''[MD] Are these restrictions on a single item, or are they the same
+ on all items of the same type (e.g. all <menu> items,...)?
+ (My guess is that there are several cases.)
+ 
+ Are the restrictions the same for all languages? I can immagine
+ that while one tries to keep it that way, sometimes certain
+ markets may just absolutely require higher resolution. What
+ would be the way to handle that.'''
  
  
  == Background: ==
@@ -36, +45 @@
  XSD (XML Schema Part 2: Datatypes Second Edition) provides a mechanism to define "Constraining Facets"
  (http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#rf-facets) that may provide some solution for this requirement.
  
- Sometimes the size constraint may need to be expressed in a unit different from the unit used in the document. For example, The maximum length of a string may need to be expressed in byte or pixels instead of character. This might lead to the possible requirement of being able to specify additional information (e.g. encoding, font, etc.) along with the size constraint. ''[Do we want to go there???]''
+ Sometimes the size constraint may need to be expressed in a unit different from the unit used in the document. For example, The maximum length of a string may need to be expressed in byte or pixels instead of character. 
  
+ '''[MD] I think the term "display cell" may often be helpful in this context.
+ We might be able to refer to the Unicode TR about (East Asian) width,
+ at least for some cases of this (sorry, currently offline).'''
+ 
+ 
+ This might lead to the possible requirement of being able to specify additional information (e.g. encoding, font, etc.) along with the size constraint. ''[Do we want to go there???]''
+ 
+ '''[MD] I don't want to go there, but I guess we might have to go there :-(. '''
+ 
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