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[Bug 3362] method for translatability of attributes not clear

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Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2006 20:17:27 +0000
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------- Comment #1 from ysavourel@translate.com  2006-06-19 20:17 -------
A to answer formally to the issue:

We do need to add examples for attributes and translatability (and makes sure
it also mention the drawbacks coming with translatable attributes).

By default, ITS conciders attributes to be *not translatable*. But, if needed,
you can specify that some are using a simple <translateRule>, the selector
attribute has simply to point to attributes. For example:

<its:translateRule selector="/@alt|//@title" translate="yes"/>

declares any alt and title attributes to be translatable.

A real example with such cases is in the ITS example for XHTML here:
<http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-i18n-bp/#relating-its-plus-xhtml>
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