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[ESW Wiki] Update of "its0505WordCount" by AndrzejZydron

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Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 12:34:04 -0000
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The following page has been changed by AndrzejZydron:

  Author: Andrzej Zydron
- = Requirements for Word Count =
+ = Requirements for Metrics =
  Metrics are an important aspect of sizing the i18n task for a given XML document. Metrics encompass word and character counts as well as other relevant counts (pages, lines, screens). There are two aspects here. The first is to decide what will be counted (e.g. ''Localization Directives''). The second is the actual ''syntax'' of the count - The fomat of the metrics information (e.g. ''namespace syntax'').
  '''[AZ-''' Just a quick note. We tend to use term 'word counts' to encompass all metrics to do with the i18n process. This is not an accurate definition though. A better term is ''metrics'' as for some scripts character counts are the only currently available metrics and the term 'word counts' ignores all other metrics such as page, file, line, screen counts.
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