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Subject: (segmentation subcom) - xml:tm spec
Hi, The URL for xml:tm specification is: http://www.xml-intl.com/docs/specification/xml-tm.html There is also a very detailed technical article about xml:tm on xml.com at the following URL: http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2004/01/07/xmltm.html In essence xml:tm is designed as an unobtrusive segmentation namespace. Its other role is to provide a mechanism for uniquely identifying each text segment during the life cycle of a document. As an unobtrusive segmentation namespace it can be easily applied to XLIFF documents but it would require namespace extension to <source> and <target> elements. xml:tm has been offered to OSCAR for consideration as an OSCAR standard. Checking with Lisa it appears that it is on the "stack" for consideration and may come up for discussion in March or April once SRX and other procedural issues have been addressed. I have also submitted a n initial paper to OSCAR on the subject of translation metrics which recommends XLIFF as the canonical form for word and character counts. Regards, AZ -- email - firstname.lastname@example.org smail - Mr. A.Zydron 24 Maybrook Gardens, High Wycombe, Bucks HP13 6PJ Mobile +(44) 7966 477181 FAX +(44) 870 831 8868 www - http://www.xml-intl.com This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you may not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. The sender therefore does not accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of this message which arise as a result of e-mail transmission. If verification is required please request a hard-copy version. Unless explicitly stated otherwise this message is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as a solicitation or offer.