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Re: <progress> element and attributes vs. content

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 13:13:33 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0908141113y317236cen2172c83b6d1af1a3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Cc: Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Adrian Bateman<adrianba@microsoft.com> wrote:
> On Friday, August 14, 2009 10:46 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Adrian Bateman<adrianba@microsoft.com>
>> wrote:
>> > I'm also concerned about how fragile the content parsing rules may turn
>> > out to be in practice.
>> This is anecdotal, but to me it appears that they're rather robust, at
>> least for English.
> I think this is my specific concern - how well does this work internationally?

Well, it pays absolutely no attention to the language within the
string.  The only relevant bits are that the numbers must be displayed
using arabic numerals [0-9], and they must be displayed without using
a grouping separator (all digits must be consecutive).

Someone with more internationalization experience than me (that is,
someone with *any* internationalization experience) can probably make
a better judgement on how well this would work on international text.

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