Please note that the W3C IRI (Internationalized Resource
Identifier in UTF-8) draft is now in W3C I18N working
group 'last call'
Also note the three good I18N drafts on HTML characters,
languages, and bidi.
Ira McDonald (Musician / Software Architect)
Blue Roof Music / High North Inc
PO Box 221 Grand Marais, MI 49839
email: imcdonald at sharplabs.com
From: Richard Ishida [mailto:ishida at w3.org]
Sent: Monday, May 10, 2004 12:45 PM
To: www-international at w3.org
Subject: 4 new I18N publications
9 May 2004 New IRI Draft published: Last Call issued
The Internationalization Working Group has published a new Internet Draft of
Internationalized Resource Identifiers (IRIs). A two-week last call on
the public-iri at w3.org mailing list was announced, which ends May 23, 2004.
IRIs are similar to URIs, but with the restriction to US-ASCII removed, and
with a mapping to URIs.
10 May 2004 Authoring Techniques for HTML/XHTML Internationalization: 3
Working Drafts issued
The GEO Task Force of the Internationalization Working Group has published
three First Working Drafts under the general title of Authoring Techniques
for HTML/XHTML Internationalization. They are Characters and Encodings
1.0pecifying the language of content 1.0, and Handling Bidirectional
Text 1.0. These new documents have been separated out from what was
previously a single document and updated. They provide HTML authors with
techniques for developing internationalized HTML using XHTML 1.0, XHTML 1.1,
or HTML 4.01, supported by CSS1, CSS2 and some aspects of CSS3.