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Re: Documenting ITS 2.0 attributes at WPD

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:08:20 -0700
Message-ID: <51E08C64.1070708@w3.org>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
CC: Julee <julee@adobe.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hi, Jirka-

On 7/12/13 4:03 PM, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> Hi,
> to follow up, there is some background material about ITS so you can get
> better understanding for what it is good for:
> WG home page:
> http://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/
> Specification (soon PR will be published at this URL):
> http://www.w3.org/TR/its20/
> Unfortunately videos from recent showcase are not yet available.
> But to put it short and simplify it little, ITS is just bunch of
> metadata expressed using attributes which makes localization and
> translation much easier. For example you can use its-term attribute to
> say that some piece of text is term and when it's translated terminology
> database should be used for it, eg.:
> <p>We need a new <span its-term=yes>motherboard</span></p>
>> Sounds like you could use its/attributes/, and then you'd have
>> its/elements/ as well? Anything else?
> I would like to create few pages as a start to see whether current
> templates are suitable for ITS. Is the
> docs.webplatform.org/wiki/its/attributes/... correct URL where I should
> create new pages?

That's fine as a start. If we decide later that it should be someplace 
else, we can move it there later pretty easily.

>> Also, we have 3 types of content: reference, such as you are suggesting,
>> tutorials, and conceptual overviews. Having at least one tutorial and one
>> conceptual article to go out with would be great.
> Yep, I think that ITS WG should be able to contribute here, but I would
> start with reference as it's easier and faster.

Yup, but let's do think about an overview and a tutorial soon.


>> As an aside, can you
>> provide some pointers to a good overview about ITS 2.0? Did any of the
>> presentations get published from the showcase done in June?
> There were bunch of presentations, but seeing just slides alone doesn't
> give much information. There are slides from recent ITS showcase linked
> from the following page:
> https://www.w3.org/International/multilingualweb/lt/wiki/Dublin_June_2013_f2f_and_showcase
> Also many talks done during MultilingualWeb Workshops touched ITS in
> some way:
> http://www.multilingualweb.eu/documents
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