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Re: [all] Question on mapping best practices

From: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 06:08:59 +0100
Message-ID: <CAL58czpAZJYCatOPSjM4nyeK70USvtB=7LqC-i1ajZ6CEnogcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
Hi Dave, all,

2012/10/29 Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>

> On 26/10/2012 19:12, Felix Sasaki wrote:
>
>> Wrt to your comments and ITS mechanisms: why use them at all? Why not
>> specifying the mapping in general, e.g. in a separate profile of ITS "how
>> to use ITS in XLIFF"? We then won't need to use any ITS mechanisms at all -
>> an ITS implementation can use the mapping or not.
>>
>> Above answer may be not enough, let's take it from where.
>>
> Hi Felix, Yves, David, all,
> I think having a separate profile has some distinct advantages. As we've
> discussed in:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/public-multilingualweb-**
> lt/2012Oct/0307.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-multilingualweb-lt/2012Oct/0307.html>
> and
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/public-multilingualweb-**
> lt/2012Oct/0310.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-multilingualweb-lt/2012Oct/0310.html>
>
> it seem for some data categories (QualityIssue, Quality Precis,
> transAgentProvenance, disambiguation, text analysis annotation/confidence
> and mtconfidence), the main and possibly only use case for (ref)pointer
> attribute is the XLIFF mapping case.


For disambiguation the mapping to RDFa is another important use case, see
http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/drafts/its20/its20.html#EX-disambiguation-html5-rdfa
so here we would need pointer attributes.



> See yves example in:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/public-multilingualweb-**
> lt/2012Oct/0357.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-multilingualweb-lt/2012Oct/0357.html>
>
> So if the  _only_ use case for pointers in these data categories is
> supporting the XLIFF mapping in this declarative manner, then supporting
> the same in a separate ITS profile could help simplify these data
> categories considerably. What do you think?
>

It seems that a lot of this depends on decisios in the XLIFF TC, as Yves
wrote here
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-multilingualweb-lt/2012Oct/0374.html
So not sure - do we have to wait?

Best,

Felix


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> cheers,
> Dave
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Felix Sasaki
DFKI / W3C Fellow
Received on Monday, 29 October 2012 05:09:23 UTC

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