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Re: [css3-lists] Remaining feedback on the module

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 13:54:52 +0300
Message-ID: <BANLkTimjzLt0tGqnU4JBcC2B47BjqhSggQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>
Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>, www-international-request@w3.org, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 12:26 AM, Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com> wrote:
> If I understand what Tab Atkins means, in the first case (paragraph 5), the
> number 10 will be expressed with the tenth letter of the alphabet and the
> number 11 will be expressed with the eleventh letter of the alphabet
> (without the final forms). In the second case (paragraph 9), the number 10
> will be expressed with the tenth letter of the alphabet and the number 11
> will be expressed with the tenth letter followed by the first letter.
> Both systems are legitimate, but the second one is more natural in modern
> usage.

Afaik the second system is also more natural in classic forms.

Tab: note that at least 15 and 16 are written as 9+6 and 9+7 instead
of 10+(5,6). There are actually a couple of other amusing exceptions,
see:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=53012

for a discussion.
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