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RE: Web Notifications I18N Review follow up: [I18N-ISSUE-161][I18N-ACTION-141]

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 16:06:25 -0700
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: "public-web-notification@w3.org" <public-web-notification@w3.org>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, Artur Ortega <Artur@ortegalink.com>
Message-ID: <131F80DEA635F044946897AFDA9AC34770337055DA@EX-SEA31-D.ant.amazon.com>
With regard to I18N-ISSUE-161:
> >
> >> 161: Notifications have no way to identify the language of their
> >> user-visible text (title and body). Knowledge about the language is
> >> often necessary for the user agent to select the right font or to
> >> pronounce the text correctly - see
> >> http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-lang-why

> >
> > The Working Group would like you to add the language attribute to the
> > title and body elements as requested.
> This is now added, but only at a global level (same for direction).
> Adding more granularity at this point before getting more deployment
> experience seems unwise.
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/notifications/raw-file/tip/Overview.html


The Internationalization Core WG discussed your changes [1] and is satisfied by this change regarding the addition of a 'language' attribute. (Under separate cover I will respond regarding 'direction').



[1] http://www.w3.org/2012/07/25-i18n-minutes.html#item07

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect (Lab126)
Chair (W3C I18N WG)

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.

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