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Re: Comment on ITS 2.0 specification WD, i18n-ISSUE-215: Parts of Ruby section should be removed

From: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 17:31:29 -0800
Cc: Norbert Lindenberg <w3@norbertlindenberg.com>, public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B59B95E4-1D8F-497B-A4D2-D7F8F0466573@norbertlindenberg.com>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
My impression was that the consensus at the teleconference of the Internationalization WG on 2013-01-16 was stronger:

Section 8.6 should be removed entirely, primarily because there's not a single implementation of it under development. In addition to that, the section has changed since ITS 1.0, so implementations of that version don't conform to it, and it is not aligned with ruby in HTML5 in either the present form nor a form it might take if current proposals are taken up.



On Jan 16, 2013, at 11:46 , Richard Ishida wrote:

> 8.6 Ruby
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-its20-20121206/#ruby-annotation
> Since the ruby section in ITS 1.0 no longer represents the latest thinking as enshrined in HTML5 about how ruby markup should work, and as this section in the ITS 2.0 spec has been changed to reflect a version of the HTML5 approach, but one that is now out of date, I recommend that we consider removing the LOCAL part of this section for now, and replacing with a note to say that the proposed local markup is still being finalised, and should reappear in a future version of ITS.
> [Personal comment based on discussion with i18n WG]
> -- 
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Activity Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> http://www.w3.org/International/
> http://rishida.net/
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