[Fwd]: Response to Mark's message]
duerst at w3.org
Thu Apr 10 15:04:35 CEST 2003
At 13:54 03/04/09 -0700, Addison Phillips [wM] wrote:
> >The only reasonable solution
> > I see for this one is:
> > 1) Define some format for describing the various conventions.
I was more thinking about something like LDML
Of course, an RDF-based format might also do the job.
> > 2) Reference that format by an URI.
>You mean an IRI, right? ;-)
Of course :-).
> > >When inferring these preferences from
> > >RFC3066bis, you should xxxxxx.....
> > >//------
> > I think it doesn't work for RFC 3066bis to give such instructions.
>I think that xxxxx would not give instructions on what to map TO, but rather
>how to map FROM 3066bis. That is, how to group items in the more complex
>hierarchy of scripts and whatnot when interpreting; how to deal with
>deprecated values (no-nyn -> nn); how to deal with i- and x- values; etc.
Can you give some actual examples of what might go into these instructions?
For dealing with i-, the only thing I can imagine is: go look at the
registration, and map it to something similar in your platform if you
have something similar, otherwise don't map it. But that seems obvious
to me anyway.
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