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RE: Space normalization for its:locNote

From: Shaun McCance <shaunm@gnome.org>
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:38:35 -0500
To: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
Message-ID: <1360593515.2220.433.camel@recto>
Thanks Yves. I went looking and found this:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-multilingualweb-lt-tests/2012Nov/0078.html

But nothing further.

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Shaun

On Mon, 2013-02-11 at 06:19 -0600, Yves Savourel wrote:
> Hi Shaun,
> 
> FWIW:
> I think there was an email thread about space normalization for the test output.
> I can't look for it now, but it was with Fredrik and probably Leroy, quite a while back.
> 
> -ys
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shaun McCance [mailto:shaunm@gnome.org] 
> Sent: Saturday, February 09, 2013 5:41 PM
> To: Multilingual Web LT Public List Public List
> Subject: Space normalization for its:locNote
> 
> While restructuring some code to handle all the localization note test cases, I ran across what I believe to be unspecified behavior expected by the test suite.
> 
> >From locnote1xml.xml:
>     <its:locNote>The variable {0} has three possible values: 'printer', 
>     'stacker' and 'stapler options'.</its:locNote>
> 
> Expected locNote in locnote1xmloutput.txt:
> The variable {0} has three possible values: 'printer', 'stacker' and 'stapler options'.
> 
> But what's literally in the its:locNote element after "'printer',"
> is "&#x20;&#x0A;&#x20;&#x20;&#x20;&#x20;". Should we specify that we expect whitespace in localization notes to be normalized?
> 
> Side note: itstool has always normalized whitespace in localization notes, unless the locNote element is space-preserving. This isn't specified, but I've found it useful. My code restructuring moved the normalization to the PO serializer, so the output for the test suite is now getting the non-normalized form.
> 
> --
> Shaun
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