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Re: Translations

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2012 10:26:32 +1100
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpU-hmfF=OUxXQe8RNWsvg_G=VkZuMeJBO-2LCA+D7hxuA@mail.gmail.com>
To: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
Cc: frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de>, public-webplatform@w3.org
I'd think we should stay away from ?, #, and :, all of which mean something
specific in URLs (or MediaWiki namespaces). Other than that, i don't have a
strong opinion.

On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 6:04 AM, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:

> Regarding your last option, :zh can potentially clash with pseudo classes.
>
> ☆*PhistucK*
>
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 8:52 PM, frozenice <frozenice@frozenice.de> wrote:
>
>> Uhm, yeah:
>>
>> css/properties/border-radius?**zh is the same page as
>> css/properties/border-radius, you just added a parameter.
>> (I'm assuming we want translations on their own page)
>>
>> css/properties/border-radius/**lang:zh is still in the default namespace.
>> Also there could be problems with wiki markup, don't know for sure, but
>> wouldn't risk it.
>> If we want people to be able to filter search results by language, that
>> one does not help.
>>
>> css/properties/border-radius/**lang-zh seems ok from a technical
>> standpoint, but doesn't look pretty. :(
>>
>> css/properties/border-radius/$**zh just looks wrong to me as a
>> programmer :>
>>
>> I don't know, maybe some other char?
>> css/properties/border-radius/.**zh
>> css/properties/border-radius/~**zh
>> css/properties/border-radius/!**zh
>> css/properties/border-radius/-**zh
>> css/properties/border-radius/'**zh
>> css/properties/border-radius/_**zh
>> css/properties/border-radius/:**zh (looks the best to me, also shouldn't
>> clash with CSS stuff)
>>
>>
>>
>> On 05.12.2012 17:25, Chris Mills wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 5 Dec 2012, at 16:19, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Hi, Chris-
>>>>
>>>> On 12/5/12 10:55 AM, Chris Mills wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 5 Dec 2012, at 15:50, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  Hi, folks-
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yes, good point, Phistuck.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The lang: namespace idea is interesting. Namespaces have
>>>>>> implications for search, which may be a good thing... we want
>>>>>> someone to be able to search within their own language (or rather,
>>>>>> within any particular language). It is a bit long, though...
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Chris, why did you dismiss the query-string delimiter? For
>>>>>> technical MediaWiki reasons, or some other reason?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Oh, I'm sorry - I didn't mean to dismiss ? - that was supposed to be
>>>>> part of the previous sentence. I was only dismissing # and @
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> LOL... I misread your message. I agree about # and @.
>>>>
>>>> Since we're on the topic... what about it?
>>>>
>>>> Chinese: docs/webplatform.org/wiki/css/**properties/border-radius?zh<http://webplatform.org/wiki/css/properties/border-radius?zh>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> That would work pretty well, afaics. Anyone got any ideas on why this
>>> wouldn't work?
>>>
>>>
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