India International Program task force
This task force explores gaps in Indian language support on the Web and in eBooks, and documents requirements.
It aims to address the problem that experts often don't know how to tell the W3C what problems exist for support of their script on the Web, and the W3C often doesn't know how to contact people who can help when questions arise.
Topics for discussion are suggested by the gap-analysis template. This work feeds into the language matrix which gives an overview of languages needing attention. You can find a list of open issues, including those from W3C Working Groups, on the Layout Tracker page. (That link applies an
For more details about scope, deliverables, work methods, etc., see the group's charter.
- Bengali gap analysis
- Bengali layout requirements
- Devanagari gap analysis
- Devanagari layout requirements
- Gurmukhi gap analysis
- Gujarati gap analysis
- Tamil gap analysis
- Tamil layout requirements
Note that the public-i18n-indic mailing list is used to send notification digests & meeting minutes. It is not for technical discussion.
You can participate in the task force work at various levels. In order of increasing commitment, these include Follower, Contributor, Participant, Editor, and Chair. Find your level.
To just follow the work: Rather than 'Watch' this repository, subscribe to the public-i18n-indic mailing list. That list is notified (no more than once a day, and in digest form), about changes to issues in this repository, but also about other W3C Working Group issues related to the Indian writing systems.
To contribute content: All contributors must read and agree with CONTRIBUTING.md.
To become a participant, editor, or chair: contact Richard Ishida. We welcome participation requests.
- Github issues
- Issue tracker
- Mail archive
- Writing i18n tests
- Practical tips for task forces
- (See also the github and editorial guidelines below)
- Action tracker
- Meeting info
- Group members
Links to background information
The following information describes work going on at the W3C to support languages on the Web.
- Language support heatmap
- Analysing support for text layout on the Web
- Overview of language enablement work in progress
- Setting up a Gap Analysis Project
- Internationalization Sponsorship Program
Links for editors
If you edit a document, you should be familiar with and use the following: