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   RE: Multi-lingual experiment - other languages needed

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  • From: "Omar Abdul Halim Ahmed" <omar@harf.com>
  • To: <martind@netfolder.com>, "Xml-Dev" <xml-dev@XML.ORG>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 11:46:06 +0200


The Arabic-Egypt version (Ansi 1256):
<!DOCTYPE ??????-xmldev [
<!ELEMENT ??????-xmldev(????)+ >
<!ELEMENT ???? (?????, ????, ????, ???) >
<!ATTLIST ????  xml:lang CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!ELEMENT ????? (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT ???? (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT ???? (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT ??? (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST ??? ???? CDATA #REQUIRED>
]>
<??????-xmldev>
<???? xml:lang="????">
<?????>STL Tutorial</?????>
<????>David Musser</????>
<????>Addison Wesley</????>
<??? ????="?????">54.50</???>
</????>
</??????-xmldev>

The Arabic-Egypt version (UTF-8):
<!DOCTYPE ???????-xmldev [
<!ELEMENT ???????-xmldev(????)+ >
<!ELEMENT ???? (?????, ?????, ????, ???) >
<!ATTLIST ????  xml:lang CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!ELEMENT ????? (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT ????? (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT ???? (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT ??? (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST ??? ???? CDATA #REQUIRED>
]>
<???????-xmldev>
<???? xml:lang="?????">
<?????>STL Tutorial</?????>
<?????>David Musser</?????>
<????>Addison Wesley</????>
<??? ????="??????">54.50</???>
</????>
</???????-xmldev>

The original document:
<!DOCTYPE xmldev-experiment [
<!ELEMENT xmldev-experiment(item)+ >
<!ELEMENT item (title, author, publisher, price) >
<!ATTLIST item  xml:lang CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!ELEMENT title (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT author (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT publisher (#PCDATA) >
<!ELEMENT price (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST price currency CDATA #REQUIRED>
]>
<xmldev-experiment>
<item xml:lang="english">
<title>STL Tutorial</title>
<author>David Musser</author>
<publisher>Addison Wesley</publisher>
<price currency="can">54.50</price>
</item>
</xmldev-experiment>

Thanks,
Omar


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-xml-dev@xml.org [mailto:owner-xml-dev@xml.org]On Behalf Of
Didier PH Martin
Sent: Monday, April 17, 2000 3:49 PM
To: Xml-Dev
Subject: Multi-lingual experiment - other languages needed


Hi,

Thanks to the people who already provided a translation

I now have versions in:
German,
English,
French
Spanish,
Catalan,
Italian,
Japanese.

What would be very useful are versions in:
simplified Chinese - I am sure some of this list readers can provide that
kanaka Japanese - I have only Kanji - again I am sure someone can provide
that
Russian - again, please I know some of us are fluent in Russian, just 2
minutes of your time to do a very simple translation.
one of the Arabic language - This is the most interesting case since, the
writing is right to left. So, if someone is kind enough to provide us with
an Arabic language version (please mention the Arabic language origins since
I know that there is often some big differences between all the language
versions)
Scandinavian languages and other languages are more than welcomed - the more
we have, the best it is.

Here is the DTD and document to translate (both the DTD and the document has
to be translated:

Sample translation from Aakon:
<!DOCTYPE xmldev-experimento [
  <!ELEMENT xmldev-experimento (item)+>
  <!ELEMENT item (titulo, autor, editor, precio)>
  <!ATTLIST item xml:lang CDATA #REQUIRED>
  <!ELEMENT titulo (#PCDATA)>
  <!ELEMENT autor (#PCDATA)>
  <!ELEMENT editor (#PCDATA)>
  <!ELEMENT precio (#PCDATA)>
  <!ELEMENT precio moneda CDATA #REQUIRED>
]>
<xmldev-experimento>
  <item xml:lang="espanol">
    <titulo>Guia de STL</titulo>
    <autor>David Musser</autor>
    <editor>Addison Wesley</editor>
    <precio moneda="peso">54.50</precio>
  </item>
</xmldev-experimento>

original document to be translated
> The original document:
> <!DOCTYPE xmldev-experiment [
> <!ELEMENT xmldev-experiment(item)+ >
> <!ELEMENT item (title, author, publisher, price) >
> <!ATTLIST item  xml:lang CDATA #REQUIRED >
> <!ELEMENT title (#PCDATA) >
> <!ELEMENT author (#PCDATA) >
> <!ELEMENT publisher (#PCDATA) >
> <!ELEMENT price (#PCDATA) >
> <!ATTLIST price currency CDATA #REQUIRED>
> ]>
> <xmldev-experiment>
> <item xml:lang="english">
> <title>STL Tutorial</title>
> <author>David Musser</author>
> <publisher>Addison Wesley</publisher>
> <price currency="can">54.50</price>
> </item>
> </xmldev-experiment>

Many thanks to the people who contribute to the experiment. As I said, I'll
post the document as free downloads for testing and also post my own
experiments with these documents. If other people have experiment results to
post, I'll be more than happy to post their experimental work.

cheers
Didier PH Martin
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