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Re: [WIDGET PC] i18n comment 7: Step not necessary?

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 11:33:35 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670907100233h2ec0571dr12571a5c93d6288@mail.gmail.com>
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: public-Webapps@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 9:10 PM, <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-widgets-20090528/
>
> Comment 7
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0907-widgets-pc/
> Editorial/substantive: E
> Tracked by: AP
>
> Location in reviewed document:
> Section 9.1, step 4 [http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/WD-widgets-20090528/#step-4--locate-and-process-the-digital-s]
>
> Comment:
> In this same step, substep 4 is unnecessary. It does save processing time, but it is not required for proper operation. Performing the specific change suggested also has the negative side-effect of altering the user's preferences ahead of the local configuration. The rightmost occurrence would be a better choice for elimination.
>

The WebApps WG believes that removing the redundant repetitions in a
standardized way may avoid interop issues. Having said that, in the
latest editors' draft, the rightmost occurrences are removed (as
suggested above).

Please see for the updated algorithm:
http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#step-5--derive-the-user-agents-locale

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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
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