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Re: New version of requirements...

From: Mike McKenna <mgm@globalisation.org>
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 14:21:45 -0800
Message-ID: <3FCE61F9.4070304@globalisation.org>
To: public-i18n-ws@w3.org
I agree on all three.  For 3) I assume something like "Iternational 
Guidelines for Web Service Implementers and Developers" with a 
"check-off" list keyed back to the Requirements and Scenarios.

    Mike___

Addison Phillips [wM] wrote:

>Hi Tex,
>
>Thanks for the comments.
>
>1. I thought of adding the links. Just didn't have time to figure it out.
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>2. Agreed. I'll make that change.
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>3. That's a good idea. Folks: any objections to adding this as a requirement?
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>Addison
>
>Addison P. Phillips
>Director, Globalization Architecture
>webMethods | Delivering Global Business Visibility
>http://www.webMethods.com
>Chair, W3C Internationalization (I18N) Working Group
>Chair, W3C-I18N-WG, Web Services Task Force
>http://www.w3.org/International
>
>Internationalization is an architecture. 
>It is not a feature.
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: public-i18n-ws-request@w3.org 
>>[mailto:public-i18n-ws-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Tex Texin
>>Sent: 2003年12月3日 15:49
>>To: aphillips@webmethods.com
>>Cc: public-i18n-ws@w3.org
>>Subject: Re: New version of requirements...
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>>Addison,
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>>Thanks for all the work you did. It reads much better and is more to the
>>point. I'll try to make a more detailed pass over it this evening.
>>
>>1) It is perhaps too much work now, but it would be very nice if the
>>each requirement referenced the relevant scenario(s) in the scenario
>>document. That would help people understand the justification for the
>>requirement as well as tie in the other work. I wouldn't include any
>>text, just add links at the end of each requirement. (e.g. see scenarios
>>link1, link2.)
>>
>>2) The headings are now much clearer. I might change r005 to be
>>"Standard for Locale Identification" or "Standardized Approach to Locale
>>Identification".
>>
>>3) I wonder how web service designers will be able to know which
>>international considerations they must take into account when designing
>>or describing their services. I suggest there might be a requirement for
>>Guidelines for Web Services Internationalization to accompany the other
>>requirements.
>>
>>I think anyone reading the other requirements will have this question,
>>so it is worth addressing and it paves the way for our future tasks...
>>
>>Very good work Addison!
>>
>>hth
>>
>>tex
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>>"Addison Phillips [wM]" wrote:
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>>>All:
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>>>I have incorporated Tex's comments, done another round of 
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>>wordsmithing, and uploaded the results.
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>>>Following Tex's suggestion, I have split the requirements into 
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>>problem statement and requirement, which has meant very extensive 
>>revision of some of the requirements and the addition of a fair 
>>amount of text. The result, I think, is much clearer to external readers.
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>>>I have tried to be as generic as possible in setting up the 
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>>requirements, but at least a couple of them are now fairly 
>>specific. Please take a close look at the new version (online now 
>>at http://www.w3.org/International/ws/ws-i18n-requirements-edit/ 
>>in both HTML and XML formats).
>>    
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>>>Thanks,
>>>
>>>Addison
>>>
>>>Addison P. Phillips
>>>Director, Globalization Architecture
>>>webMethods | Delivering Global Business Visibility
>>>http://www.webMethods.com
>>>Chair, W3C Internationalization (I18N) Working Group
>>>Chair, W3C-I18N-WG, Web Services Task Force
>>>http://www.w3.org/International
>>>
>>>Internationalization is an architecture.
>>>It is not a feature.
>>>      
>>>
>>-- 
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>>Tex Texin   cell: +1 781 789 1898   mailto:Tex@XenCraft.com
>>Xen Master                          http://www.i18nGuy.com
>>                         
>>XenCraft		            http://www.XenCraft.com
>>Making e-Business Work Around the World
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Michael McKenna
Globalisation Architect
mgm@globalisation.org

California Digital LIbrary
University of California Office of the President
michael.mckenna@ucop.edu
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