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RE: New version of Unicorn

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 15:43:35 +0100
To: "'Jean-Guilhem Rouel'" <jean-gui@w3.org>
Cc: <public-qa-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007401ca475c$8d2c3b50$a784b1f0$@org>
> in Unicorn. The "Check a hyphen-separated tag" feature could be very
> useful if it could find and check language declarations directly in
> documents.

Yes, that's the feature I had in mind, sorry.  Not the lookup features.  

It returns errors, warnings and info about language tag values, and goes
beyond what's in the syntax rules to include most of the information that's
just written in the spec.  And it checks validity of subtags against the
subtag registry.

RI

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Guilhem Rouel [mailto:jean-gui@w3.org]
> Sent: 07 October 2009 15:31
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: public-qa-dev@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New version of Unicorn
> 
> Le 07/10/2009 15:12, Richard Ishida a écrit :
> > Hi again, Jean-Gui,
> >
> > I have a couple of tools in development that may be candidates for
> merging
> > with Unicorn at some future point.  They are
> >
> > I18n checker
> > http://rishida.net/tools/i18nchecker/
> >
> > Language Subtag Lookup
> > http://rishida.net/utils/subtags/
> 
> That would be great if we could integrate the i18n checker into Unicorn.
> For the Language Subtag Lookup, I'm not sure to see how it would be used
> in Unicorn. The "Check a hyphen-separated tag" feature could be very
> useful if it could find and check language declarations directly in
> documents.
> 
> > I probably won't be able to work on these until next year. I'm thinking
that
> > I should develop them in such a way that they can return the results in
XML
> > for another application to read, rather than just as XHTML for the user.
My
> > question is, what format do the other validator tools use to return
results
> > so that Unicorn can use them?
> 
> We are going to modify the format used by Unicorn soon to make it more
> flexible, so I won't tell you what format to use today ;). But I'll keep
> you informed when the new format is implemented.
> 
> Jean-Gui
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