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RE: For review: Using <b> and <i> tags

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:13:22 +0100
To: "'Megan Larkins'" <megan@kjinternational.com>, "'Andrew Cunningham'" <andrewc@vicnet.net.au>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007601cb274c$8c476cc0$a4d64640$@org>
Hi Megan,

Thanks for your offer to help.  Maybe you could discuss this more with
Andrew initially.

Cheers,
RI

============
Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

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




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Megan Larkins [mailto:megan@kjinternational.com]
> Sent: 14 July 2010 14:07
> To: 'Andrew Cunningham'; 'Richard Ishida'
> Cc: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: RE: For review: Using <b> and <i> tags
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I've been "listening" in on these emails for some while now so I thought I
> would introduce myself briefly. My name is Megan Larkins, I work for KJ
> International, a Language Service Provider(LSP) in Minneapolis, MN. I've
> been the Technical Research Specialist here for nearly 3 years.
> 
> As Andrew mentioned, I second the need for a compiled list with basic
> typesetting and typographic data for various languages and scripts. I'd be
> willing to start putting together a list although I would definitely need
> some tips in how to go about doing so. (Who would be considered an
> authority
> on the subject and how would I need to collect my data as far as
references
> etc.)
> 
> In my experience with some SE Asian languages in the past we've been asked
> to use underlines instead of italics, we've also been asked in some cases
to
> remove bolding. Preferences so far seem to vary between translators and
the
> clients we provide translations for.
> 
> Megan
> 
> ****************************************
> Megan Larkins
> Technical Research Specialist
> KJ International Resources
> Email: megan@kjinternational.com
> Direct: 612-355-5617
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Andrew
> Cunningham
> Sent: Wednesday, July 14, 2010 5:46 AM
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: molly@molly.com; 'Dan Brickley'; www-international@w3.org
> Subject: RE: For review: Using <b> and <i> tags
> 
> I need to give some thought to when and how these tags should be used in
> SE
> Asian scripts, and what sort of styling should be applied to the <i>
> element.
> 
> At some stage it would be useful to compile some basic typesetting and
> typographic data on various languages and scripts.
> 
> On Wed, July 14, 2010 20:20, Richard Ishida wrote:
> > Thanks Dan and Molly!  Your help in getting the word out is much
> > appreciated!
> >
> >
> > RI
> >
> > ============
> > Richard Ishida
> > Internationalization Lead
> > W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/International/
> > http://rishida.net/
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: mholzschlag@gmail.com [mailto:mholzschlag@gmail.com] On
> Behalf
> >> Of Molly E. Holzschlag
> >> Sent: 14 July 2010 09:20
> >> To: Dan Brickley
> >> Cc: Richard Ishida; www-international@w3.org
> >> Subject: Re: For review: Using <b> and <i> tags
> >>
> >> I had the same results - lots of retweets/reposts here as well!
> >>
> >> Molly :)
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 12:27 AM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
> >> wrote:
> >> > On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 5:52 PM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
> >> >> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-b-and-i-tags
> >> >
> >> > Just FYI, I circulated this on identi.ca and Twitter, and judging
> >> > by the healthy number of re-posts it got, you've definitely tapped
> >> > into a practical question that has been bothering people. Nice work!
> >> >
> >> > Dan
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
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> 
> 
> --
> Andrew Cunningham
> Research and Development Coordinator
> Vicnet
> State Library of Victoria
> Australia
> 
> andrewc@vicnet.net.au
> 
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