Requirements and Goals for XLIFF 2.0
24 October 2007
Latest Approved Version:
OASIS XML Localisation Interchange File Format (XLIFF) TC
Bryan Schnabel < firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tony Jewtushenko <email@example.com>
Rodolfo M. Raya <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Bryan S. Schnabel <email@example.com>
This document describes the requirements for the XLIFF 2.0 specification.
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Table of Contents
2. Must Have Requirements
3. Should Have Requirments
4. Nice to Have Requirements and Goals
A. XLIFF Technical Committee (Non-Normative)
This document is a record of the Requirements and Goals for XLIFF 2.0.
A list of goals was evaluated by the XLIFF TC, and categorized into one of three ratings:
There were a number of items discarded from consideration. They are not listed in this document, but are recored in TC meeting minutes.
Each of these are rated as Must have - Has to be part of the next release.
Each of these are rated as Should have - Will probably be part of the next release.
Each of these are rated as Nice to have - Good ideas that we want to record but are not required to be in the next release (could be goals we accomplish, but do not tie to the approval of XLIFF 2.0).
The XLIFF Technical Committee at OASIS is composed of the following members:
CSS Specifications. W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).
IANA Names for Character Sets. IANA (Internet Assigned Numbers Authority), Aug 2001
Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages. ISO (International Standards Organization), Nov 2001.
Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions. ISO (International Organization for Standardization), Jun 2000.
Representation of dates and times. ISO (International Organization for Standardization), Dec 2000.
Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force), Jun 1992.
RFC 4646 Tags for the Identification of Languages. IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force), Sep 2006.
Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0. W3C (World Wide Web Consortium).
Namespaces in XML. W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), August 16, 2006.
International Organization for Standardization Web site.
Localisation Industry Standards Association Web site.
Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards Web site.
OpenTag Format Specifications. ILE (International Language Engineering), Nov 1998.
Translation Memory eXchange (TMX). LISA (Localisation Industry Standards association).
Segmentation Rules eXchange (SRX). LISA (Localisation Industry Standards association).
Unicode Consortium Web site.
World Wide Web Consortium Web site.