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[ISSUE-99] Re: I18N-ISSUE-239: Selecting attributes using Selectors [ITS-20] [ACTION-470]

From: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:51:38 +0100
Message-ID: <515AC64A.5040608@cs.tcd.ie>
To: Internationalization Working Group <"public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org, www-international"@w3.org>
CC: Internationalization Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>, public-multilingualweb-lt-comments@w3.org, www-international@w3.org
Dear Norbert,
Thank you for your comment on selectors in the ITS2.0 last call, which 
we have addressed under:

The resulting updates to the spec are made in:

Here notes clarify: first our use of term 'selectors' in relation to the 
HTML5/CC usage; the fact the the WG is not providing implementations for 
the use of CSS selectors and finally, in response to your comment, that 
CSS selectors do not allow ITS annotations to point to attributes.

Please let us know if you are satisfied or not with this response.

many thanks,

On 19/01/2013 01:31, Internationalization Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> I18N-ISSUE-239: Selecting attributes using Selectors [ITS-20]
> http://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/239
> Raised by: Norbert Lindenberg
> On product: ITS-20
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-its20-20121206/#d0e2257
> It's sometimes necessary to select attributes, for example to declare them translatable or untranslatable (it's bad practice to have translatable attributes, but HTML has a few of them anyway).
> Selectors don't provide a way to do that - the attribute selectors described in the Selectors spec enable selection of elements by the values of their attributes, but not selection of the attributes themselves. When using Selectors in ITS, how would one select attributes?
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