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Re: I18n comment: prefix binding mechanism

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 10:42:32 +0900
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s4msc6snx1753t@ibm-60d333fc0ec.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Hi David, all,

On Sat, 04 Feb 2006 18:37:56 +0900, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>  
wrote:

> On Saturday 2006-01-21 10:37 +0000, ishida@w3.org wrote:
>> Comment 6
>> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0601-css3-selectors/
>
>> In 6.1.1, it should be made clear that the styling language (e.g. CSS)
>> must provide a prefix binding mechanism. It is also unclear what
>> effect, if any, namespace declarations in the document being styled
>> have on prefixes used in the stylesheet.
>
> I agree that the selectors draft should say more than it does about this
> point.  I propose the following:
>
>  1. We add a new section with the following text (or restructure section
>     11 a little to accomodate it):
>
>       The language using selectors should define what namespace prefixes
>       are <dfn>declared</dfn> when processing a selector.  If it does
>       not, then no prefixes are declared.
>
>     (I chose "should" over "may", but I don't feel strongly about it.)
>
>  2. [Optionally] We hyperlink the relevant occurences of declare(d) in
>     6.1.1, 6.2, 6.2.1, 6.3.3, 11, and 13 to this definition.
>
>  3. We remove the thrice-repeated text:
>
>       The mechanism for declaring a namespace prefix is left up to the
>       language implementing Selectors. In CSS, such a mechanism is
>       defined in the General Syntax module.
>
>     which seems to have been a concern in i18n's comment 3.
>
> Would this satisfy your concerns?
>
> -David
>

If this is the resolution of the css working group, the i18n core working  
group will be satisfied with it.
Thank you very much. Regards, Felix.
Received on Wednesday, 8 February 2006 01:42:38 GMT

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