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Re: [webvtt] zero or more characters? [I18N-ISSUE-426]

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:11:15 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=9g2vBn362FXMYCKErcGKpU4HLNPBVy-Qm__gz-rXsow@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
Cc: "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
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Best Regards,
Silvia.

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 7:27 AM, Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com> wrote:
> I18N comment: https://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/426
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webvtt1/#webvtt-file-structure
>
> A number of tokens are described as being a sequence of "zero or more" of something. Here are a few examples:
>
> --
> A WebVTT cue settings list consist of a sequence of zero or more WebVTT cue settings in any order, separated from each other by one or more U+0020 SPACE characters
> --
> A WebVTT cue setting name and a WebVTT cue setting value each consist of any sequence of zero or more characters other than U+000A LINE FEED (LF) characters and U+000D CARRIAGE RETURN (CR) characters except that the entire resulting string must not contain the substring "-->" (U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS, U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS, U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN).
> --
>
> A zero-length string seems problematic, since each space character can be considered to separate one such zero-length entity. Should these be reconsidered to be "one or more..."?
> ===
>
>
> Addison Phillips
> Globalization Architect (Amazon Lab126)
> Chair (W3C I18N WG)
>
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.
>
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