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Re: I18n comment: period or full stop

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 19:34:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: ishida@w3.org
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601241931440.9516@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 21 Jan 2006 ishida@w3.org wrote:
> 
> Comment: You use the name "period" for the character U+002E, which is 
> the Unicode 1.0 name for "full stop". You might change the naming or 
> make the reference to the Unicode version for this naming explicit.

This is an official comment on behalf of the CSS working group.

I've made this change:

-<p>Working with HTML, authors may use the period (U+002E,
-<code>.</code>) notation as an alternative to the <code>~=</code>
+<p>Working with HTML, authors may use the "full stop" notation
+(U+002E, <code>.</code>) as an alternative to the <code>~=</code>
 notation when representing the <code>class</code> attribute. Thus, for
 HTML, <code>div.value</code> and <code>div[class~=value]</code> have
 the same meaning. The attribute value must immediately follow the
-&quot;period&quot; (<code>.</code>).</p>
+&quot;full stop&quot; (<code>.</code>).</p>

Please let us know if this does not satisfy your request.

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