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Subject: Re: [xliff] Our review

Thanks, Jung, Victor,

answers inline..

Dr. David Filip
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On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Jung Nicholas Ryoo <jungwoo.ryoo@oracle.com> wrote:
Hi all,

Victor and I reviewed the latest revision of XLIFF specification document. We are happy for most of the development, so we will reply soon with most probably the option 1 or the new 5 if the
two are ever different.
There is a subtle difference.. :-)
1 states roughly: I have no issues with the draft at all
5 states roughly: I might be aware of minor issues here and there, still I think the draft is mature enough to go the next step..

The goal is to identify reasons for possible answers 2-4 to be able to handle dissent on critical matters in a timely manner..

Here are a few questions before that.

1) Section 2.8 Segmentation still has incomplete processing requirements. In fact, the PR for re-segmentation could be sophisticated. I wonder if this has been lost for a while.
I agree this can be complex. I asked Fredrik and Yves for input here a couple of days ago..
I think that it is OK to have a strawman here if someone submits it by Monday, I can implement and print on time for the meeting
Or leave it openly unspecified in the CSPRD, it is a contentious matter where it might be prudent to have broader input..
Still I'd prefer to go for it with a strawman in place, if Jung, Yves, or Fredrik, (or someone I miss) will submit one..

2) Appendix B: Translation Candidate Module

   According to the schema, the value of score related attributes is ranged from 0.0 to 100.0. Will this restrict us from using more detailed precisions (e.g.: 94.98)?  Our quality system always produce
two decimal places.
I agree with Yves, it is specified as decimal, it should be a matter of a simple schema fix..

3) Section H: Size Restriction Module
  It is very difficult to understand this module. Why should this size restriction module look so complicated?

  Generally storage restriction hasn't been critical to us. We are more about restricting the number of characters to avoid any issues on GUI.
  The number of characters that can be allowed for the same width of GUI can be different per language.

  question) Can somebody help me on how to restrict the translation to less than or equal to 20 characters?

I leave this with Fredrik 

4)  Section H.1.5.2: "sizesare" => "sizes are"

I leave this with Fredrik 


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