Tag: DNT

How to Use the HTML5 Translate Attribute: A Translatability Best Practice

HTML5 introduces a translate attribute that allows fine-grained control over what content should be translated, or not. Richard Ishida of the W3C has all the details of the attribute and its applicability, as well as some interesting insights into how Bing Translator and Google Translate deal with the translatability of content issue. Here’s an example...

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Don't Translate, Won't Translate

How do you indicate non-translatable parts of a translatable string? I’m interested in your best practises and advice. Let’s assume the file format concerned is XML, and XLIFF at that. And let’s also assume these source strings are in English and must be optimized for as much translation automation as possible (MT, TM, other string...

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