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Re: [webvtt] term "NOTE" may not be friendly to users in other languages [I18N-ISSUE-419]

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:59:19 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2=3t_MCOf4-uj0uy9q=X8tCw+4JDf_cVNwmROT4i3DrpA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
Cc: "public-tt@w3.org" <public-tt@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Registered in https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=28254 for
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Regards,
Silvia.

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 7:06 AM, Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com> wrote:
> I18N comment: https://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/419
>
> This is a comment on:
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webvtt1/#comments
>
> Comments in a WebVTT file are introduced by the string "NOTE" in English. This serves as the same kind of marker that tokens such as # or // or /* */ do in some programming languages or formats. Using an English word is less accessible for international/non-English users than the use of a symbolic token.
>
> ---
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> Addison Phillips
> Globalization Architect (Amazon Lab126)
> Chair (W3C I18N WG)
>
> Internationalization is not a feature.
> It is an architecture.
>
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