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Re: Request for feedback on http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-its-20051122/

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2005 16:27:29 +0900
To: "Grosso, Paul" <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Cc: www-i18n-comments@w3.org, "member-i18n-its@w3.org" <member-i18n-its@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s1u8b3y3x1753t@ibm-60d333fc0ec.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hello Paul,

Thank you very much! Sometimes no news is good news ;)

Regards, Felix.

On Thu, 15 Dec 2005 02:04:53 +0900, Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com> wrote:

>
> Several members of the XML Core WG have looked at
> the ITS spec and have determined there are no issues
> from our point of view.
>
> Paul Grosso
> for the XML Core WG
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org
>> [mailto:public-xml-core-wg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Felix Sasaki
>> Sent: Tuesday, 2005 November 29 13:45
>> To: w3c-xml-schema-wg@w3.org; public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
>> Cc: member-i18n-its@w3.org
>> Subject: Request for feedback on
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-its-20051122/
>>
>>
>> Dear XML Core and XML Schema Working Groups,
>>
>> The i18n ITS Working Group [1] has published a first working
>> draft of the
>> "Internationalized Tag Set (ITS)" [2], which implements
>> requirements [3]
>> for the internationalization and localization of schema
>> languages and
>> markup. From the abstract of [2]:
>>
>> This document defines data categories and their
>> implementation as a set of
>> elements and attributes called the "Internationalization Tag
>> Set" (ITS).
>> ITS is used with new and existing schemas to support the
>> internationalization and localization of schemas and documents.
>> Implementations of ITS are provided for three schema
>> languages: XML DTDs,
>> XML Schema and RELAX NG. In addition, implementations are
>> provided as
>> fixed modularizations of various existing vocabularies (e.g. XHTML,
>> DocBook, Open Document).
>>
>> In this first working draft we have focused on the basic
>> design decisions
>> of ITS, see also [4]:
>>
>> - not specifying elements and attributes directly, but
>> describing "data
>> categories" which can be realized as various elements /
>> attributes, in
>> various schema languages.
>> - describing the scope [5] of the ITS information, e. g. all
>> instances of
>> an element declared in a schema vs. all child elements of a
>> given node.
>> The latter methodology is relying on specified subsets of XPath.
>> - assuring limited impact of ITS on existing schemes by using mainly
>> global attribute groups for the implementation of ITS data categories.
>>
>> Although this is a first working draft, the ITS working group would
>> appreciate your feedback on these basic decisions, since now
>> we have to
>> decide in which direction ITS should go. So it would be great
>> if you could
>> discuss the Internationalization Tag Set (ITS) [2] in your
>> groups and
>> provide us with your comments. Please give either feedback
>> via the list
>> "www-i18n-comments@w3.org" or via Bugzilla [6].
>>
>> Thank you very much in advance & best regards,
>>
>> Felix Sasaki (team contact of the i18n ITS Working Group)
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/International/its
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-its-20051122/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/WD-itsreq-20051122/
>> [4] http://www.w3.org/tr/2005/WD-its-20051122/#design-decisions
>> [5] http://www.w3.org/tr/2005/WD-its-20051122/#scope
>> [6] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/enter_bug.cgi?product=ITS
>>
>
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