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Re: "Internationalization Support" and "Minimizing SVG File Sizes" appendices

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:52:40 +0200
Message-ID: <867255292.20120821155240@w3.org>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: SVG WG <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
On Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 6:05:38 AM, Cameron wrote:

CM> Can we remove the "Internationalization Support" and "Minimizing SVG 
CM> File Sizes" appendices?  I don't think they serve much of a useful purpose.


CM> There is a seemingly normative statement in i18n.html:

CM>    SVG generators should follow W3C guidelines for normalizing character
CM>    data [CHARMOD].

CM> though never mind that it appears in an informative appendix.  Although
CM> it links to CHARMOD it should be linking to CHARMOD-NORM, which 
CM> currently says:

CM>    This version of this document was published to indicate the
CM>    Internationalization Core Working Group's intention to substantially
CM>    alter or replace the recommendations found here with very different
CM>    recommendations in the near future. Other than this note, this
CM>    Working Draft is identical to the draft of 2005-10-27.

CM>    http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-charmod-norm-20120501/

CM> so perhaps it is best to lose this statement anyway.

Yup. That spec changed out from under us (and was in a non-normative appendix anyway)

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
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