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Subject: RE: [xliff] Source read-only or not?

Hi Yves,

If source is not read-only, then it would be fine to throw away all annotations and change the elements used for inline markup. Right? 

Rodolfo M. Raya       rmraya@maxprograms.com
Maxprograms       http://www.maxprograms.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xliff@lists.oasis-open.org [mailto:xliff@lists.oasis-open.org] On Behalf
> Of Yves Savourel
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2012 11:35 PM
> To: xliff@lists.oasis-open.org
> Subject: [xliff] Source read-only or not?
> Hi all,
> While going through last meeting's minutes I noticed this request from
> Rodolfo:
> > === 6/ New Business
> > Rodolfo: Request to know if source text should be read-only or not.
> I would tend to say that the source text should be modifiable by any XLIFF
> user agents.
> In addition to apply some annotations (which would probably not be
> considered a modification of the content), some steps of the process may
> want to affect the source text itself before it goes to translation. For example
> running a spell/grammar checker to help the MT pre-translation later, or
> doing some form of editing based on a source TM, etc.
> The bottom line is that we probably don't want to restrict what tools could do
> without very good reasons.
> Cheers,
> -yves
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