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DocBook section (Was: [I18N ITS] Teleconference Minutes 2007-05-09)

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Sun, 13 May 2007 09:39:54 +0200
Message-ID: <4646C0CA.4000008@kosek.cz>
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
CC: public-i18n-its@w3.org
Felix Sasaki wrote:

>   <scribe> ACTION: Everybody to look at the DocBook section from Jirka
>   (ONGOING) [recorded in
>   [12]http://www.w3.org/2007/05/09-i18nits-minutes.html#action01]
> 
>   <YvesS>
>   [13]http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-its/2007AprJun/0
>   019.html
> 
>     [13]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-its/2007AprJun/0019.html
> 
>   Felix: wondered which version Jirka thinks about
> 
>   Yves: version 5
> 
>   Felix: what about previous versions?

I think that if someone is going to change or improve its toolchain by
using ITS, he/she will use the latest version of DocBook. It doesn't
make sense to create new solutions based on legacy version of DocBook,
especially when DocBook V5 schema offers much easier ways to customize
it then previous versions.

Of course, if someone raise question about DocBook V4.x during WD stage,
we might consider adding additional section into BP document.

>   Yves: question for Jirka
>   ... did not see an issue, only worried about the long list of
>   non-translatable elements
>   ... losts of special tags are hard to know whether they are
>   translatable or not
>   ... we need to make sure that these are only seen as examples

Yes, I was aware of this problem. There is already the following text
before rules file:

"Because DocBook use is widespread and
diverse the rules defined here are just example which may need further
tailoring for specific use."

If you think that this is not enough bold, I can try to come with more
explicit statement.


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