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Re: Note on its:term

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2012 07:53:48 +0200
Message-ID: <CAL58czq8nc8AkjeEJbu_q6VUwOs_cmmFSPvTJA91djDUu_TLLQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
Christian is not on this list, AFAIK, but let me clarify: the termInfo
attributes at
are only shown with examples of human readable, textual information. So I
assume that this request is about making pointing to other resources


2012/6/14 Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>

> That's an interesting idea, but its not clear to me that its:terminology
> prohibits refering to non-textual definitions in ITS1.0?
> Christian, perhaps you could clarify why this is the case?
> cheers,
> Dave
> On 14/06/2012 17:27, Arle Lommel wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> We got a request today from Christian Lieske in the XLIFF Inline Markup
>> SC call to see if its:term could be expanded in its applicability to allow
>> for pointers to non-textual content. E.g., Christian said he would like to
>> be able to point to a graphic or sound file as a reference for a term. In
>> addition, the XLIFF mrk (type=term) allows for embedding definitions,
>> something currently not allowable with its:term. Making this change would
>> help draw us closer closer to what XLIFF allows and let us add some
>> sophistication to the terminology model.
>> Perhaps Christian can elaborate his ideas a bit, but I wanted to get this
>> on record for the update of term in ITS 2.0. I believe at this point if
>> this were to move forward, we'd need to look for implementations that could
>> add and use a definition attribute.
>> Best,
>> Arle

Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
Received on Friday, 15 June 2012 05:54:15 UTC

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