Francois Lachance wrote:
> Would <trans> be syntactic sugar for such mark up as the following:
> <w lang="fr" type="trans">maux</w>
> <s lang="urdu" type="trans"> .... </s>
No. These are detailed linguistic analyses. The purpose of <trans> is
just to flag that something is translated text.
> Or is the proposal to somehow connect <trans>, <gloss> and <term> outside
> the terminological or dictionnary entry setting?
<gloss> and <term> already exist outside dictionaries. The proposal is
to allow <trans> (and the other things I mentioned) to join them.
If so it might be a good
> idea to consider granting the newly freed <trans> element a "resp"
> attribute which it does not currently have under P4 as a member of the
> classes dictionaries, dictionaryParts, dictionaryTopLevel. Such a move
> would certainly demarcate a newly denested <trans> element from the
> examples noted above where "resp" is not available without modifying the
Thanks: a resp attribute might indeed be a good idea for <trans>