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Re: [ISSUE-82] Re: Comment on ITS 2.0 specification WD, i18n-ISSUE-208: Mapping domains to nothing [ACTION-401]

From: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013 23:53:52 +0000
Message-ID: <510EF890.2090905@cs.tcd.ie>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Hi Richard,
I'm just following up to check if this response satisfied you comment? 
If we don't hear to the contrary by the 11th Feb well assume you're 
satisfied and close this ISSUE-82.

kind regards,

On 24/01/2013 13:37, Dave Lewis wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> We believe the existing algorithm presented in the domain section 
> already supports leaving the target part of the mapping unspecified, see:
> "STEP 3-1-2-5-2. Else (if no mapping is found): Add the string (in its 
> original cases) to the result string."
> So the behaviour is: if the target of the mapping is left unspecified, 
> the source domain string is copied to the target. As with all the 
> target domain values, it is then up to the consuming processor to 
> decide how to interpret and use the string provided for the target of 
> the mapping.
> So we don't propose making any changes to the specifications in 
> relation to this issue.
> Does that address you comment to your satisfaction?
> Regards
> Dave
> On 16/01/2013 19:32, Richard Ishida wrote:
>> 8.9 Domain
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-its20-20121206/#domain
>> Is it possible to map domains to nothing? For example, in
>> domainMapping="automotive '', medical medicine, 'criminal law' law, 
>> 'property law' law"
>> automotive is just ignored. I don't really know whether this makes 
>> sense, but it seems that if you are dealing with keywords, such as in 
>> the HTML5 spec
>> <meta name="keywords" content="british,type 
>> face,font,fonts,highway,highways">
>> it seems that you might want to exclude a bunch of keywords in order 
>> to home in on the key domain information. That might be easier to do 
>> in that way, rather than in mapping them all to a different word.
>> [comment not reviewed by i18n WG]
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