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ITS and XHTML 1.0

From: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@translate.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 14:07:41 -0700
To: <public-i18n-its@w3.org>
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ITS and XHTML 1.0

Here is a try at XHTML with ITS. I've used the proposed notation. This is a possible ITS documentRule to handle XHTML files: (I
though I had posted this altready, but can't find it in the mail archives, so here is it)

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<its:documentRules xmlns:its="http://www.w3.org/2005/11/its">

 <!-- Namespace -->
 <its:ns its:prefix="h" its:uri="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"/>

 <!-- Elements not to translate -->
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:del" its:translate="no"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:script" its:translate="no"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:style" its:translate="no"/>

 <!-- Special attributes: Note that some choices are just guess based on personal experience, for example I think hidden <input>
fields are usually not transltable, but that may not be the case all the time. -->
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@abbr" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@accesskey" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@alt" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@prompt" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@standby" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@summary" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:*/@title" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:input/@value" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:input[@type='hidden']/@value" its:translate="no"/>
 <!-- Often-used translatable meta content. -->
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:meta[@name='keywords']/@content" its:translate="yes"/>
 <its:translateRule its:selector="//h:meta[@name='description']/@content" its:translate="yes"/>

 <!-- Terminology helper -->
 <its:termRule its:selector="//h:dt" its:term="yes"/>
 <!-- XHTML 1.1 bidi markup -->
 <its:dirRule its:selector="//h:*[@dir='ltr']" its:dir="ltr"/>
 <its:dirRule its:selector="//h:*[@dir='rtl']" its:dir="rtl"/>
 <its:dirRule its:selector="//h:bdo[@dir='ltr']" its:dir="lro"/>
 <its:dirRule its:selector="//h:bdo[@dir='rtl']" its:dir="rlo"/>

 <!-- Elements within text -->
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:abbr | //h:acronym | //h:br | //h:cite"/>
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:code | //h:dfn //h:em | //h:strike | //h:u"/>
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:kbd | //h:q | //h:samp | //h:span"/>
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:strong | //h:var | //h:b | //h:isindex"/>
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:big | //h:hr | //h:i | //h:small | //h:sub"/>
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:sup | //h:tt" //h:del | //h:ins | //h:bdo"/>
 <its:withinTextRule its:selector="//h:img | //h:a | //h:font | //h:center | //h:s"/>

 <!-- Language mapping not sure about the value for langMap, shouldn't it "//*/@lang"? -->
 <its:langRule its:langMap="@lang" />

 <!-- There is no ruby markup in XHTML 1.0 -->
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