IRC log of i18n on 2015-07-02

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trackbot, prepare teleconference
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RRSAgent, make logs world
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Zakim, this will be 4186
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I do not see a conference matching that name scheduled within the next hour, trackbot
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Meeting: Internationalization Working Group Teleconference
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Date: 02 July 2015
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ScribeNick: aphillip
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Scribe: Addison Phillips
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Chair: Addison Phillips
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Regrets: Leandro, JcK
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agenda+ RADAR and Active Work Review
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agenda+ Bidi Plain Text
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agenda+ Handling Language and Direction Metadata (was Mediastream Track Label)
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agenda+ CSV Comments
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agenda+ CharMod
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
13:54:44 [r12a]
addison, should i invite Ivan Herman to our meeting for discussion about CSV? they are wanting to ignore further i18n issues to get to CR now
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Ivan is the team contact
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ok, i'll get my magic back out and try to summon him
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14:01:27 [aphillip]
Present+ Addison
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Present+ Steve
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Present+ Dennis
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Present+ Richard
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Topic: Agenda
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Topic: Action Items
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14:07:44 [trackbot]
action-364 -- Richard Ishida to Document how "sticky" language negotiation is done in our pages as an article -- due 2014-11-07 -- OPEN
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14:07:53 [aphillip]
richard: put out first draft for review
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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close action-364
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Closed action-364.
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action-399 -- Dennis Tan Tanaka to Update article "an introduction to multilingual web addresses" -- due 2015-02-12 -- OPEN
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14:09:46 [aphillip]
dennis: sent richard my edits
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richard: what more will we do?
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... some sections may need up updating
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... some about domain names and some about path names
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Present+ David
14:11:45 [r12a]
will you work on path sections as well as domain name sections
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Dennis, will you work on path sections as well as domain name sections?
14:12:24 [DennisTan]
Not an expert on path but I came find sources to update path sections
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action-404 -- Dennis Tan Tanaka to Check on zwj and friends in idna so that we can document in charmod-norm -- due 2015-02-19 -- OPEN
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14:13:37 [aphillip]
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action-444 -- Addison Phillips to Write to w3 parties requesting that the publication tool be updated to support note track documents after richard identifiers who to ping -- due 2015-06-04 -- OPEN
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14:13:50 [aphillip]
richard: had lots of discussions with folks but not a lot of headway
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... have to change way documents are referred to with IDs
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... have to change before this can be addressed
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... no commitment
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... worth you writing this, bearing in mind that you'll probably be told no
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addison: just the echidna team?
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richard: if you write to plh, he'll tell you he already explained it
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... echidna-issues as chair?
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... listed the documents that we need it for in my request, demonstrates genuine need
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action-447 -- Richard Ishida to Publish updated version of klreq -- due 2015-07-02 -- OPEN
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close action-447
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Closed action-447.
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action-448 -- Addison Phillips to Write a proposal to the working group for options in handling language and direction metadata in cases such as mediastream labels -- due 2015-07-02 -- OPEN
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addison: done at
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close action-448
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Closed action-448.
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close action-449
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Closed action-449.
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14:18:49 [trackbot]
action-450 -- Richard Ishida to Ask dom to change settings to notify of all traffic on our issues via email -- due 2015-07-02 -- OPEN
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14:18:55 [aphillip]
close action-450
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Closed action-450.
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richard: he's already done it
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Topic: Info Share
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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richard: have the beginnings of a requirements document
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... tibetan
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... only a beginning... don't get too excited
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richard: go ahead from plh on both arabic and ethiopic
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... coming week or so
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... get them set up
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richard: mongolian stuff
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... got some people on the list
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... greg eck sent a note
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... working on standardized use of mongolian variation selectors
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zakim, take up agendum 1
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agendum 1. "RADAR and Active Work Review" taken up [from aphillip]
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richard: reviewing tab related metadata
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... tabular data on the web
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... as well as metadata vocab
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richard: layout requirements
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... chinese is moving along
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... angel is out this week
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... need to develop a plan
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richard: further changes to vertical text article
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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addison: javascript, had coffee with norbert
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... the es-402 effort is kind of stalled other than being made consistenti with es-2015
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zakim, take up agendum 4
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agendum 4. "CSV Comments" taken up [from aphillip]
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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human readable formats for numeric percentages
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richard: they say in numbers section
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... to be recognized as a number, pass these criteria
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... have to have a percent sign after
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... have a decimal and thousands separator
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... didn't specify one before
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... there are other patterns you might not account for
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... implementers should allow patterns described in CLDR
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... won't have to reissue csv spec
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... they specify plus and minus signs
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addison: will create trac issues, because the assumptions are wrong
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richard: should csv folks ...
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... they changed to allow percent before/after, some spaces, etc.
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addison: only ascii digits
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... what about html5?
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richard: did suggest early on?
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addison: agree we should push back, they should use cldr patters and tokens to accomplish this
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... use same data values
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steve: need to support cldr
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... that's how we're presenting data---based on these formats
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action: addison: respond on csvw issue 617 officially explaining that the WG believes that CLDR's values and data structures are needed
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Created ACTION-451 - Respond on csvw issue 617 officially explaining that the wg believes that cldr's values and data structures are needed [on Addison Phillips - due 2015-07-09].
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richard: ivan proposed a compromise, haven't reviewed yet
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determining cell text direction
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richard: things are messy for text direction
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... explaining what's going on
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... mati's response not yet included
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richard: here is jenny's request for review of changes
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richard: mati raised additional issues
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... this is complicated to discuss
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steve: mati looking for inheritance hierarchy of direction
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richard: if you set a default direction and then look for first strong
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...explained you only want one
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... mati has some good comments on hierarchy
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... they say somewhere in here is a default
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... and the default is inherit
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... bring in ivan now?
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addison: oaky
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14:49:13 [RRSAgent]
I have made the request to generate aphillip
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addison: can't have a default of inherit
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... most places default is ltr
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richard: should it be auto
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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richard: timing for comments
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ivan: under extreme time pressure
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... charter ends in september or so
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... so want to publish a CR
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... transition call in a week
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... if deadline cannot hold, it's difficult
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... we'd have to extend charter, CR needed to help ensure that
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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ivan: can you put this alternative in?
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richard: yes, will do it tomorrow?
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... will do tonight
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addison: will read and comment; waiting on richard to comment on numbers
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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15:25:59 [r12a]
ah, :)
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do you want to continue?
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(i'm not sure whether we can get the line back)
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i wasn't
15:26:45 [aphillip]
ah, okay
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just wanted to make sure you were happy to finish at that point
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although it might be useful to briefly discuss the CLDR thread on book, if you have time
15:27:18 [aphillip]
yep... lost the rest fo the audience, need to go on to normal work day... ;-)
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can do that
15:27:33 [r12a]
ok, skype the?
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zakim, bye
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rrsagent, make minutes
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I have made the request to generate aphillip
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rrsagent, bye
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I see 1 open action item saved in :
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ACTION: addison: respond on csvw issue 617 officially explaining that the WG believes that CLDR's values and data structures are needed [1]
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