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Re: [widgets] i18n proposals document

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 11:33:52 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670905220233t6919d26fk6e7638c8304f1ee0@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Sledd <Andrew.Sledd@ikivo.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Hi Andy,

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Andrew Sledd <Andrew.Sledd@ikivo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need confirmation that I understand the impact of F1 from the “Finding
> missing localized content”, specifically how the dynamic setting of the
> xml:base on the element influences subsequent localized content resolving,
> so please review my understanding and correct me if I have got it wrong.
> Is the expectation that the dynamically set xml:base is limited to the
> element itself and not recursively applied to all other resource resolution?
> That is, the dynamically set xml:base does not override the “base-folder”
> determined by the ua and widget locale matching. From the example (see
> excerpt from proposal below), the xml:base would be resolved to the widget
> root for the content element, but not impact the resource resolving for the
> elements in the index.htm file which reference the a.gif and the b.gif
> files. These would resolve to the locale/en-us-xx/  locale. Would their
> xml:base be expected to dynamically be set accordingly?

As there is no more notion of a base folder, and we no longer use
xml:base, then non of the above applies. However, it would be great to
get your thoughts on what is now in the spec.

Kind regards,

Marcos Caceres
Received on Friday, 22 May 2009 09:34:54 UTC

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