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Re: i18n comments on Polyglot Markup

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 18:55:04 +0400
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100715185504306014.f0186732@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Richard Ishida, Tue, 13 Jul 2010 20:40:24 +0100:
> Hello Eliot,
> Thank you for beginning work on the polyglot document.  I think it 
> will be very useful.  FWIW, I would welcome an approach to the text 
> that made it more like an author-friendly "how-to" guide, rather than 
> spec text.

I prefer an author friendly _spec_. This is also what TAG has asked 
for. Quoting Tim Berners-Lee:

]] 1. The document should be couched as a specification. [ snip ] [[

One argument in favor of a spec rather than how-to guide is that it, 
hopefully, makes us issue a document that is more accurate and helpful 
than certain XHTML appendixes in the past.

> I am about to raise 8 bugs in bugzilla.  These comments have been 
> discussed by the i18n WG.  I hope you find them helpful.
> FWIW, the i18n group keeps track of comments on your doc at 
> http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/1007-polyglot/

[1] http://www.w3.org/mid/7850A528-CBAC-48DF-865B-463E40442824@w3.org
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