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Re: Katakana/hiragana list lettering

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:59:32 +0100
Message-ID: <5062E014.3070803@w3.org>
To: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, "CJK discussion (public-i18n-cjk@w3.org)" <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
[resending because my mail client is too complicated and I dropped 

Fwiw, I have some tests results for all the major browsers at

Afaict, from the notes I made, the tests fail because of differences in
the initial sequence rather than because of the way of handling higher
numbers - ie. they all seem to agree on approach A.


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)


On 25/09/2012 18:31, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 8:51 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu
> <kanghaol@oupeng.com> wrote:
>> (12/09/25 5:42), fantasai wrote:
>>> Tab is putting formal definitions for all the CSS2.0 list
>>> styles into the CSS3 Counter Styles module. We need to know
>>> what happens at the end of the list.
>> I have no opinion but here's some data sharing.
>>> The possibilities we
>>> can think of are:
>>>    A. あ、い、う、...、ああ、あい、あう
>> Firefox, WebKit
>>>    B. あ、い、う、...、ああ、いい、うう
>> Keynote
>>>    C. あ、い、う、...、あ、い、う
>> TextEdit, OpenOffice
> Thanks, Kenny and Koji!
> Given that two browsers currently do A, and I find A or B better in
> general than C (unique markers for each element), I'll stick with A
> despite the word processor legacy.
> ~TJ
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