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Re: [webvtt] more formal grammar? [I18N-ISSUE-424]

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:06:40 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2n4v5V9Y0MEWvQowKzFEJfkVSh04CzVPa1-UNUKazZrFQ@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>
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Best Regards,
Silvia.

On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 7:18 AM, Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com> wrote:
> I18N comment: http://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/424
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webvtt1/#webvtt-file-structure
>
> The document structure is described as a sequence of prose. Wouldn't it be better to describe it as a grammar using an established syntax such as ABNF, EBNF, or railroad diagrams? Our WG found the document much harder to comprehend that it might otherwise have been.
>
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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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