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RE: Comment on ITS 2.0 specification WD, i18n-ISSUE-213: its-term in example 44

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 20:28:18 +0100
To: Mārcis Pinnis <marcis.pinnis@Tilde.lv>
Cc: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org" <public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-id: <20130117202818573614.d31ae983@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Mārcis Pinnis, Thu, 17 Jan 2013 09:46:46 +0200:

> For instance, the following example (from: 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BLEU) shows where the "dfn" tag may be 
> applied and where it would (again - in my understanding) be wrong to 
> apply it (simply because the HTML 5 definition restricts such 
> application):
> <dfn>BLEU</dfn> (<dfn>Bilingual Evaluation Understudy</dfn>) is an 
> <span its-term="yes">algorithm</span> for <span 
> its-term="yes">evaluating</span> the <span its-term="yes">quality of 
> text</span> which has been <span 
> its-term="yes">machine-translated</span> from one <span 
> its-term="yes">natural language</span> to another.
> Feel free to correct me if I got the meaning of the <dfn> tag wrong 
> from the HTML 5 reference.

The <dfn> element seems to be correctly used in the above code example. 
But if you mean to say that one cannot, in the above example, replace 
<span its-term="yes">algorithm</span> with <dfn 
its-term="yes">algorithm</dfn>, then I agree - you are correct.
leif halvard silli
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