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Subject: RE: [xliff-comment] XLIFF 2.0 Core finished?
> ...Actually, according to that wording, even an > empty element <target></target> would be non-compliant > unless the translation is precisely an empty string. > > For some reason, nearly all tools generating XLIFF, > including the mainstream ones, are priming untranslated > target strings with source strings. That's because, like Rodolfo interprets that the content of <target> can be blank, one can also interpret that a copy of the source is simply the translation in its initial form in a many steps process. After all the specification doesn't define what "translation" is. Cheers, -ys