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Re: Versioning

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 22:25:10 +0900
Message-ID: <443516B6.1010600@w3.org>
To: "Lieske, Christian" <christian.lieske@sap.com>
Cc: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@translate.com>, public-i18n-its@w3.org
Hi Christian,

Lieske, Christian wrote:
> Hi Yves and all,
>  
> Question related to
>  
>> what if there are several <rules> elements in the document? (it's not
> forbidden, and may be caused by tools
>> automatically inserting <rules>).
>  
> Do we really want to allow for this? 

I think this is a different question than the versioning mechanism. What
 do you think about the mechanism I proposed?

Cheers,

Felix


> Don't we open a can of worms since
> for example we would need to say
> sth. about possible contradictions between statements in different
> "rules". Think for example of the case
> where rule set 1 specifies all "p" to be translated whereas rule set 2
> specifies all "p" as _not_ to be
> translated.
>  
> Best regards,
> Christian
> 
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     *From:* Yves Savourel [mailto:ysavourel@translate.com]
>     *Sent:* Mittwoch, 5. April 2006 18:03
>     *To:* Lieske, Christian; 'Felix Sasaki'; diane.m.stoick@boeing.com
>     *Cc:* public-i18n-its@w3.org
>     *Subject:* Versioning
> 
>     Hi Christian, Felix, Diane,
> 
>     A follow up on the version topic. We didn't thought about some cases
>     that makes our current consensus a bit arguable: what if there are
>     several <rules> elements in the document? (it's not forbidden, and
>     may be caused by tools automatically inserting <rules>).
> 
>     Currently we have:
> 
>     #1: If there is only ITS local markup in the document, the
>     its:version goes in the root element of the document.
> 
>     #2: If there is a <rules> element (with or without additional local
>     markup), the its:version goes in the <rules> element, not in the
>     root of the document.
> 
>     Issues:
> 
>     --> If 'somehow' a document has an its:version both in the root of
>     the document and in the <rules> element, I assume the one in the
>     root element should be ignored (but things would change if later we
>     decide to allow multiple verisons)
> 
>     --> If you have two or more <rules> elements, the its:version in the
>     first <rules> should prevail? Or each version prevails for its
>     <rules>? And which one applies the the local markup?
> 
> 
>     I realize that these cases are related to the "do we allows ITS of
>     different versions to be processed together" discussion that we said
>     was premature, but it seems very difficult to apply our current
>     consensus to those two issues without knowing the answer to the
>     question.
> 
>     I'm a bit concern that all this seems quite confusing compare to
>     just have one its:version in the root element in all cases... (which
>     also makes the "do we allows ITS of different versions to be
>     processed together" question much easier to resolve by restricting
>     the possibilities of different versions to one per document at most).
> 
>     Any comment?
>     -yves
> 



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