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Re: [manifest] i18n: No localization model; [I18N-ISSUE-412]

From: Marcos Caceres via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2015 15:51:16 +0000
To: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-101722389-1431532275-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
> Having read the documents linked from OP, I am still not quite 
satisfied. My concern is that the manifest contains locale-dependent 
records as well as -independent ones. Would you suggest to generate 
manifest files for all the languages in which e.g. the app name is 
translated into?

Yes, that is the current suggestion. The assumption is a developer 
would do that on the server. 

> My use-case is the creation of installable packages from web apps, 
based on manifest information.

Packaged web applications have not traditionally been the target of 
this specification - hence the missing localization features. 

Is that target for you Crosswalk + Cordova? If so, would it make sense
 to instead of the configuration document format of Cordova (it 
supports rich localization features both at the configuration file 
level, and using a particular directory structure).   


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