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Re: FW: Internationalization Activity Proposal and ITS Interest Group (Call for Review)

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 22:54:12 +0900
Message-ID: <47989884.6020406@w3.org>
To: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@translate.com>
CC: 'Jeremy Carroll' <jjc@hpl.hp.com>, www-international@w3.org

+1 to all what Yves said. Note also that the goal is to *foster* a 
community around ITS, which will be easier with a distinct mailing list 
for the reasons Yves described below.

Felix

Yves Savourel wrote:
> Hello Jeremy,
>
>   
>> A question about the AC message with this subject ...
>> Is the ITS community sufficiently vibrant and distinct form the 
>> community on this list, that it makes sense to have two 
>> different lists rather than a single list?
>>     
>
> Yes, I think part of the people interested in ITS are not necessarily interested by the more "in-depth" internationalization
> discussions seen on the i18n IG list. For example localization engineers, XML authors, developers of localization tools, etc. So I
> think there is some overlap but also a distinct community.
>
>
>   
>> Also http://www.w3.org/International/its/ITSIGCharterWD.html#communication
>> seems to suggest quite a lot of communication for an IG ...
>> is there realistically that level of enthusiasm?
>>     
>
> Part of the goals of the ITS IG would be to help in the implementation of ITS-aware applications (there are already some
> collaborative efforts started), gathering feedback, etc. so communication may need to be a bit more active than for an IG like the
> i18n IG.
>
> Regards,
> -Yves
>
>
>   
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