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RE: case in Georgian list numbering

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 18:29:21 -0000
To: "'John Cowan'" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>, "'L. David Baron'" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20050322182921.1CC184EFC7@homer.w3.org>

Hi David,

Fwiw, are you aware of the list-style-type tests at
http://www.w3.org/International/tests/sec-list-style-type-1 ?

Includes other types than just Georgian.

(One of these days, I'm planning to create a CSS3 list-style-types test.)

RI


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of John Cowan
> Sent: 22 March 2005 04:26
> To: L. David Baron
> Cc: www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: case in Georgian list numbering
> 
> 
> L. David Baron scripsit:
> 
> > I've only been able to find two implemenations of CSS2's
> > 'list-style-type: georgian'.  Mozilla uses capital Georgian letters.
> > Opera uses small Georgian letters.  (css3-lists specifies 
> the latter.) 
> > My testcase is:  http://dbaron.org/css/test/2005/georgian-lists
> > 
> > Does anybody know if Georgian list numbering is typically 
> uppercase or 
> > lowercase?  Can it be done either way, or is only one of them 
> > acceptable?
> 
> Most Georgians can't read the so-called "uppercase" letters, 
> which are really monumental-style and very obsolete.  The 
> mkhedruli letters (the ones named simply GEORGIAN LETTER in 
> Unicode letter names) are the only ones people know who 
> aren't specialists in old manuscripts and inscriptions.
> 
> -- 
> Only do what only you can do.               John Cowan 
> <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
>   --Edsger W. Dijkstra's advice             
> http://www.reutershealth.com
>     to a student in search of a thesis      http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
> 
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