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Re: [ISSUE-55] XLIFF - ITS mapping

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 09:59:55 +0200
Message-ID: <CAL58czrWR4LpaNN_vvBdG2hpce5782uNTyBVBuc+v54UTX_9cg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Cc: "public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org" <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
Hi Dave, all,

the effort in general is of course very good. However, we had discussed
before that we would work on such "best practice" topics in 2013. Why the

I am asking since as you know from "provenance and agents"
or the tool discussion we have a lot of open issues in the group; and we
haven't even started the editorial sections yet.

I want to avoid the situation of not enough time for and finally (= end of
November) dropping data categories because we spend the time on other



2012/10/16 Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>

> Hi all,
> First thanks to Yves for starting the mapping page at:
> http://www.w3.org/**International/multilingualweb/**lt/wiki/XLIFF_Mapping<http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/wiki/XLIFF_Mapping>
> We discussed this in a breakout session at the public section of the XLIFF
> PC today. the aim was to flesh this out further by mid Nov, just to make
> sure there were no hidden problems with the important use case that might
> impact the ITs draft.
> Concretely we will break down the the mapping work per data category to
> named individuals just to make sure we get proper coverage and to save Yves
> having to do all of this important work itself. Please put you name against
> some of the data categories if you'd be willing to help.
> It was pointed out that mapping to both XLIFF 1.2 and XLIFF 2.0 are
> important. Also, it was noted that while some ITS tags map to exisitng its
> meta data, some do not and some also map differently if they have a
> structural scope rather than being related to a fragement of text within an
> element. So therefore the mapping will be a mix of mapping from TIS to
> XLIFF meta-data and also use of meta-data with XLIFF elements, withing the
> constraints of the specficiations. It is therefore unlikely that ITS tags
> can be applied to XLIFF using the rules for default, inherience and
> overriding.
> cheers,
> Dave

Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 08:00:21 UTC

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