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RE: WOFF metadata - spec prose vs. RNG

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 11:22:47 -0400
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@googlemail.com>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org Group" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7534F85A589E654EB1E44E5CFDC19E3D0BE20E1B53@wob-email-01.agfamonotype.org>
Thank you, Chris!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Lilley [mailto:chris@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 11:17 AM
> To: Levantovsky, Vladimir
> Cc: Jonathan Kew; public-webfonts-wg@w3.org Group
> Subject: Re: WOFF metadata - spec prose vs. RNG
> 
> On Wednesday, June 1, 2011, 4:15:47 PM, Vladimir wrote:
> 
> LV> On Tuesday, May 31, 2011 5:52 AM Jonathan Kew wrote:
> 
> >> On 25 May 2011, at 21:46, Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:
> >> >
> >> > -          description element: 'text' element is optional /
> required
> >> in RNG (?);
> 
> >> Actually, 'text' is required in the 'description' element according
> to
> >> the written spec, because all elements that use 'text' to provide
> >> localization, "at least one text child element MUST be present" (see
> >> the discussion of the localizable elements, before the element-by-
> >> element list).
> 
> 
> LV> I gave it one more look, I guess what confuses me is that the
> LV> "text" element is treated differently in different parts of RNG
> LV> (although the spec prose says the same thing for all cases). RNG
> LV> has it sometimes as "oneOrMore", "zeroOrMore" or as plain required
> LV> element with no qualifier at all. Should it all be the same
> "oneOrMore" in all cases?
> 
> I had a look and yes, 'description' had it as a plain required element.
> I changed it to oneOrMore.
> 
> For 'license', though, it is indeed zeroOrMore because of our
> resolution to Issue 18 license element text subelements
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/webfonts/WOFF/DoC/issues-lc-2010.html#issue-18
> 
> in other words we decided that text was optional, because sometimes
> people want to only link to a license and not summarize or duplicate it
> as text.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --
>  Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain
>  W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
>  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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