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Re: [ACTION-160] (related to [ACTION-135] too) Summarize specialRequirements

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 17:33:39 +0200
Message-ID: <CAL58czrgCouoU6LD5F6Mz8xAKnD4AbEFz=wB8gHRg0W575Ha4Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Kruppa <Michael.Kruppa@cocomore.com>
Cc: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@enlaso.com>, "public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org" <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>, Fredrik Estreen <Fredrik.Estreen@lionbridge.com>
Hi Michael,

just a clarification question: do you mean max-size? So far for the other
aspects of specialRequirements, we don't have a clear definition, so we may
end up "just" with max-size.

Best,

Felix

2012/7/9 Michael Kruppa <Michael.Kruppa@cocomore.com>

> Hi all,
>
> I would just like to point out that for us, the specialRequirements meta
> tag appears to be of high relevance with respect to some of the business
> cases we have in mind for future usage of ITS. Therefore, we would like to
> declare our strong support for this meta tag and we will be happy to
> implement it on the CMS side.
>
> Cheers
>
> Micha
>
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Yves Savourel [mailto:ysavourel@enlaso.com]
> Gesendet: Montag, 9. Juli 2012 09:58
> An: 'Felix Sasaki'
> Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org; 'Fredrik Estreen'
> Betreff: RE: [ACTION-160] (related to [ACTION-135] too) Summarize
> specialRequirements
>
> Hi Felix, all,
>
> > So I think - if I understand you correctly - what you want to achieve
> > is that tools that make use of metadata that is coming from various
> > sources (XLIFF, ITS, PO, ..). Currently that metadata is not coming at
> > all, or only in priority ways. The aim now is to have one agreed
> > metadata definition for max-size, right?
> > ...
> > ...
> > What worries me then is that we aim to create a single piece of
> > metadata, which is not part of the big picture. That raises several
> > questions / requirements:
>
> Maybe it'll help to go back at the root of this requirement (as far as I
> understand it):
>
> Sometimes a string to be translated has a limitation on how long it can
> be. The limitation can be in the storage (fixed length DB field in a CMS
> for example), or in the display: We are talking about the storage here.
>
> What I think ITS needs to provide is the way to pass that information down
> the consumer tools so the limitation can be verified at some stage (for
> example: during the translation, or/and at a QA step after).
>
> That's the "big picture" for me. I'm not sure what you mean by "special
> purpose length solution". To me the proposal Giuseppe has for maxStorgeSize
> is rather general.
>
> But maybe I'm missing your point.
> -yves
>
>
>
>


-- 
Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
Received on Monday, 9 July 2012 15:34:07 UTC

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