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W3C I18N Techniques:
Developing schemas

This page lists links to resources on the W3C Internationalization Activity site and elsewhere that help you develop schemas for markup formats with internationalization in mind. It is one of several techniques pages. A dynamic version of this page is also available, to help you get an overview and drill down quickly to what you need.

On this page: CharactersLanguageMarkup & textText directionSupporting localization

Language

Defining markup for labelling natural language

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Markup & text

Defining markup for ruby text

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  • A brief explanation of ruby (W3C article).

  • An overview of the Ruby Annotation and CSS3 Ruby specifications (W3C article).

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Defining markup for unique identifiers

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Defining markup related to terminology

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Working with multilingual documents

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Naming elements and attributes

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  • Can I write HTML and XML element and attribute tag names in languages and scripts other than English? (W3C article)

Defining a span-like element

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Text direction

Defining markup to specify text direction

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Supporting localization

Defining which elements and attributes should be translated

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Documenting internationalization and localization features of your schema

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Contact: Richard Ishida (ishida@w3.org).

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