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Re: Sync languages - HTML

From: Martin J. Duerst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 1997 12:18:55 +0100 (MET)
To: "M.T. Carrasco Benitez" <carrasco@innet.lu>
cc: www-international@www10.w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95q.970123121543.245C-100000@enoshima>
On Thu, 23 Jan 1997, M.T. Carrasco Benitez wrote:

> There are at least two Sync Functions:
> 
>  - Linguistic Unit Mark.- The text marked is a Linguistic Unit.  The 
>    corresponding Linguistic Units in the other linguistic versions are 
>    translations.
>    
>  - Place Mark.- This is a place in the doc.  The text to the next Place 
>    Mark is not a Linguistic Unit.  The some linguistic versions could be 
>    incompleted.
> 
> Perhpas both functions could be fulfill with only one type of Sync Mark.

They can, and they probably should. A place is just a zero-length
Linguistic Unit. The SPOT element mentionned by Bert just has the
advantage of not needing an end-tag. But sync functions should anyway
be done with attributes, and not with additional elements.

Regards,	Martin.
Received on Thursday, 23 January 1997 07:21:59 GMT

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