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Re: WOFF and extended metadata

From: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2010 11:15:43 -0700
Message-ID: <4C069FCF.1030702@tiro.com>
CC: www-font@w3.org, public-webfonts-wg@w3.org
Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> Yes. There's much repetition. How about:

> <ext lang=en>
> EU Greeting:
> Message: Hello!
> Date: 2010-06-01
> </ext>
> 
> <ext lang=nl>
> EU Groet
> Bericht: Hallo!
> Datum: 2010-06-01
> </ext>
> 
> <ext lang=fr>
> EU Salut
> Message: Bonjour!
> Date: 2010-06-01
> </ext>

Doesn't this imply that for every language a complete and parallel set 
of entries is needed? In practice, it is likely that only some of the 
metadata will be localised, so this arrangement may result in a lot of 
redundancy.

I agree with Sergey that it makes more sense to group the localised 
variant strings according to content, as Tal proposes, rather than group 
them by language.

JH
Received on Wednesday, 2 June 2010 18:16:26 UTC

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