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ISSUE-20 ACTION-102 Resolution of global usage of ITS in HTML5

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:19:38 +0200
Message-ID: <4FD5AA1A.60005@kosek.cz>
To: "public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org" <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>

during the teleconference we agreed on the following resolution for the

1) Global rules will be attached externally using <link> element

2) In global rules XPath 1.0 will be used for selection -- in contrast
to description of issue relying on XML technologies there is not an
additional burden to implementers. HTML5 parsing produces DOM tree which
can be directly queried using XPath and all major browsers are
supporting this.

3) If it turns out that some users prefer easier selection mechanism,
they can switch query language to CSS selectors by using proposed
queryLanguage attribute (see


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