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RE: For review: An Introduction to Multilingual Web Addresses

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 21:10:00 -0000
To: <Michael.Monaghan@Sun.COM>
Cc: "'WWW International'" <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <011601c76cc6$74b8a1d0$6401a8c0@rishida>

I put together an initial draft of a set of tests at http://www.w3.org/International/tests/test-idn-display-1

It was revealing wrt Firefox's approach.  What we put in the article isn't quite right. I'll try to change it tomorrow.

RI

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Ishida [mailto:ishida@w3.org] 
> Sent: 22 March 2007 16:38
> To: 'Richard Ishida'; Michael.Monaghan@Sun.COM
> Cc: 'WWW International'
> Subject: RE: For review: An Introduction to Multilingual Web Addresses
> 
> On the other hand, it occurs to me that we *can* make tests 
> out of these by looking at the status bar as we mouse over 
> the IRI.  So I think I'll create a test page now and remove 
> the table from the actual article, converting it into a test 
> results page.
> 
> RI
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> ============
> Richard Ishida
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-international-request@w3.org 
> > [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
> Richard Ishida
> > Sent: 22 March 2007 16:17
> > To: Michael.Monaghan@Sun.COM
> > Cc: 'WWW International'
> > Subject: RE: For review: An Introduction to Multilingual 
> Web Addresses
> > 
> > 
> > Hi Michael,
> > 
> > Since these were not really tests, I substantially changed the 
> > introductory text just before the table.
> > 
> > (It would be nice if we could register a set of IDNs like this and 
> > turn this into a real set of test results.)
> > 
> > RI
> > 
> > 
> > ============
> > Richard Ishida
> > Internationalization Lead
> > W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> >  
> > http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/
> > http://www.w3.org/International/
> > http://people.w3.org/rishida/blog/
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> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Michael.Monaghan@Sun.COM [mailto:Michael.Monaghan@Sun.COM]
> > > Sent: 05 March 2007 22:12
> > > To: Richard Ishida
> > > Cc: 'WWW International'
> > > Subject: Re: For review: An Introduction to Multilingual
> > Web Addresses
> > > 
> > > Hi Richard,
> > > 
> > > It's unfortunate that the table of examples forces a horizontal 
> > > scrollbar. Not sure if that can be easily fixed.
> > > 
> > > Also, above the table it says that "These tests were run in
> > February
> > > 2007 on Windows XP ...." - that was before the Safari 
> behavior was 
> > > added.
> > > 
> > > Thanks,
> > > 
> > > ~mm
> > > 
> > > Richard Ishida wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/#work
> > > > 
> > > > Comments are being sought on the revised section of this
> > > article entitled "Does it work?" 
> > > > prior to final completion. Please send any comments to
> > > www-international@w3.org (subscribe). 
> > > > We expect to publish a final version in one to two weeks.
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks.
> > > > 
> > > > ============
> > > > Richard Ishida
> > > > Internationalization Lead
> > > > W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> > > >  
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