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Re: targetPointer Requirement update

From: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2012 20:46:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4FAAC9B3.1060001@cs.tcd.ie>
To: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
Hi Yves, Shaun,

It would be great if we could capture the assumption under which we 
think the targetPointer proposal should work in order to guide potential 
implementors.

Regards,
Dave


On 09/05/2012 20:01, Yves Savourel wrote:
> I would like to see the details.
> Maybe there are ways to generalize the approach.
>
> -ys
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shaun McCance [mailto:shaunm@gnome.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 12:05 PM
> To: Yves Savourel
> Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
> Subject: RE: targetPointer Requirement update
>
> OK. Extracting the source strings is already possible with ITS 1.0, but generating these files from a template and a bunch of translations isn't really possible in the general sense. What I'm doing right now works for the formats I work with, but I can easily come up with examples where it would fail. I can go into details if others want to discuss this case.
>
> --
> Shaun
>
> On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 10:51 -0600, Yves Savourel wrote:
>> Hi Shaun,
>>
>> The multilingual use case would probably require a slightly different
>> solution (than the solution the IG drafted). It would depend if the
>> application wants to access all entries at the same time, or one at a
>> time.
>> It's certainly worth looking at it.
>>
>> -ys
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Shaun McCance [mailto:shaunm@gnome.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 8:48 AM
>> To: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
>> Subject: Re: targetPointer Requirement update
>>
>> On Thu, 2012-05-03 at 18:49 -0600, Yves Savourel wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> FYI: I've updated the 'targetPointer' requirement:
>>>
>>> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/wiki/Requirements
>>> #t
>>> argetPointer
>>>
>>> -ys
>> Is this only intended for bilingual formats, or also for formats that store arbitrarily many translations of given elements? It's not currently possible to reliably create such files using ITS.
>>
>> I do have some experimental code in itstool for this, but it makes some strong assumptions about the format.
>>
>> --
>> Shaun
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Received on Wednesday, 9 May 2012 19:47:24 UTC

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