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Re: XML Schema: Have we raised "LocalizeGIs" during the last call phase?

From: Rick Jelliffe <ricko@gate.sinica.edu.tw>
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2000 23:09:28 +0800 (CST)
To: w3c-i18n-ig@w3.org
cc: www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0010082222420.29971-100000@gate>
On Sat, 7 Oct 2000 muraw3c@attglobal.net wrote:

> I thought that localization of GIs is in the list of last-call 
> issues.  Apparently, it is not.
> It was listed in "XML Schema Issues List" at:
> http://www.w3.org/XML/Group/xmlschema-current/issues.html#localizeGIs
> >Should it be possible to specify alternative natural-language forms
> >for generic identifiers (aka element type names), names of simple and
> >complex types, notation names, etc.? This would be very useful in
> >localization.

I think the mechanism that is provided to deal with this is
substitution classes.   It does not allow any schema to be localized
(the base schema should be writted with localized substitution in
mind), and it only addresses the issue for eleemnts.

Rick Jelliffe
Received on Sunday, 8 October 2000 11:09:39 UTC

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