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Re: I18n comment: prefix binding mechanism

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 23:16:37 +0000 (UTC)
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: ishida@w3.org, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603132315140.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> > > 
> > > Why is it not possible to formulate s.t. like "If selectors are used 
> > > in a language which incooperates the namespace mechanisms, the 
> > > following binding rules apply: ..."?
> > 
> > Because the rules might vary.
> > 
> > If this does not satisfy you, please let us know.
> 
> The i18n core working group is not satisfied with your reply. We see a 
> problem with definition of conformance. Please define conformance with 
> respect to the binding mechanism.  This is different from prescribing it 
> to all implementations.

I'm not sure I understand. Could you expand on what you mean by 
"conformance with respect to the binding mechanism"?

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