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RE: Feedback for "An Introduction to Multilingual Web Addresses"

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:30:46 +0100
To: "'Jens Meiert'" <jens@meiert.com>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <012001c8d620$09b1e490$1d15adb0$@org>

Hi Jens,

I made corrections as itemised below:

RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/



> -----Original Message-----
> From: jens.meiert@gmail.com [mailto:jens.meiert@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> Jens Meiert
> Sent: 10 June 2008 13:29
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Feedback for "An Introduction to Multilingual Web Addresses"
> 
> Hi Richard,
> 
> 
> I am feeling free to give quick feedback to "An Introduction to
> Multilingual Web Addresses"
> <http://www.w3.org/International/articles/idn-and-iri/>:
> 
> * "Resolving a domain name": Typo in "xn–" (probably due to automatic
> conversion of "--" to "–").

Fixed.

> 
> * "Domain Name lookup": Missing "is" in "as a simple fallback solution
> until IDN widely supported".

Fixed.

> 
> * "Domain names and phishing", "For example, bäcker.com will not work
> if your language preferences include only English, but will work if
> you have, say, German or French in your preferences": This is probably
> even true but confusing nonetheless as, correct me if I'm wrong,
> French does not contain "a" umlauts. Thus, just referring to German or
> replacing French by Finnish might be better.

Fixed.  Wording now is: " bäcker.com will not work if your language preferences include only English, but will work if you have German in your preferences (or even, say, French, since the accented characters are not language-specific). "


> 
> * Dto.: Typo in "devanagari", should start with a capital D.

Fixed.

> 
> However, the document is still a good read, and I could not spot any
> content-related issues. :)


Thanks for your comments.

RI
Received on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 17:31:23 GMT

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