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Bug 3295 - What kind of document
Summary: What kind of document
Alias: None
Product: ITS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: ITS tagset (show other bugs)
Version: LastCall
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Felix Sasaki
QA Contact: Felix Sasaki
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-05-17 06:29 UTC by Karl Dubost
Modified: 2006-09-06 23:11 UTC (History)
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Description Karl Dubost 2006-05-17 06:29:07 UTC
The way to use ITS with XHTML and keep the XHTML document conformant is to use external ITS global rules. Even local information within the document that would be handled by ITS attributes can be set indirectly.

The following example 31 is not an XML document. How do you define the relationship between the two pieces (its and XHTML) in a stream of text.

Maybe a suggestion would be to use the "link" element

<link rel="its" href="its-rules.xml"/>

Do you intend to have a specific content type? "application/its+xml" Just a question.
Comment 1 Yves Savourel 2006-05-22 07:58:00 UTC
> The following Example 31 is not an XML document.
> How do you define the relationship between the 
> two pieces (its and XHTML) in a stream of text.

This example is now in the Best Practices document [1] as Examples 13 and 14.
There is no formal relationship between an external rule set (Example 13) and the document wher it may be apply. We expect ITS-aware tools to make such association.


Currently if an explicit association must be made, it should use the href attribute of <its:rules> (and therefore allow at least <its:rules> within the document.

Note that we may end up proposing and XHTML module.

Comment 2 Felix Sasaki 2006-07-13 12:52:51 UTC
This is a response of the ITS working group.
We have removed the example to the Best Practices document. As for
question regarding a media type like "application/its+xml": We do not
indent to define such a media type, since (A) the linked documents may
contain ITS global rules, but only as a part (i.e. not with <its:rules>
as the root element), and (B) the ITS draft does not define any behavior
relying on media types.
Does this reply to your concerns? If we don't here from you within 2
weeks, we will regard the issue as closed. Regards, Felix Sasaki.
Comment 3 Felix Sasaki 2006-07-24 11:58:39 UTC
Wait: answer sent, wait resonse.
Comment 4 Yves Savourel 2006-09-06 23:08:23 UTC
Closed. No answer after 2 weeks.