W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-international@w3.org > July to September 2005

Re: non really unicode- Need your help to collect LC_STOCK_COLOR

From: Frank Yung-Fong Tang <franktang@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2005 00:05:36 -0400
Message-ID: <2e4dfd690509292105v4ec6f64dp@mail.gmail.com>
To: Unicode Mailing List <unicode@unicode.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
BTW, it will be also nice, if you can include 1-3 URL of stock site which
demostrate the use of the color in that region.

2005/9/30, Frank Yung-Fong Tang <franktang@gmail.com>:
>
> This is not really an unicode issue, but i18n issue.
>
> For a long time, we all know the semantic of COLOR is an localization
> issue, but I recently encounter an interesting one.
> I found the COLOR used to mark the up and down of stock price is quite
> different between west and east
>
> For example, most of the US web site use green for increase + and red for
> decrease -
> http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=YHOO
>
> But Taiwan and China use opposite color- red for increase + and green for
> decrease -
> (yea, in Taiwan, the bull market is literally 'red market' :) Red is good
> and luck :) ) That make sense right.
> and the expression "All the market is very very green" mean "stock market
> crash" in Taiwan.
>
> I also found Korean use red for increase + and blue for decrease -
>
> http://kr.finance.yahoo.com/
>
> In the other hand http://quote.yahoo.co.jp/ use black for increase + and
> red for decrease -
>
> I think it will be nice to collect the color data for locale :) Hopefully
> you can help
>
> Here is how it work.
>
> For each country/region in
> http://userpage.chemie.fu-berlin.de/diverse/doc/ISO_3166.html , I would
> like to collect
> plus=
> minus=
>
> For example,
>
> US:
> pos=green
> neg=red
>
> JP:
> pos=black
> neg=red
>
> TW:
> pos=red
> neg=green
>
> CN:
> pos=red
> neg=green
>
> KR:
> pos=red
> neg=blue
>
> Please indicate the ISO 3166 country code and send it to
> FrankTang@gmail.com and make sure you put "LC_STOCK_COLOR" in the subject.
>
> And If I can collect more than 80 countries/regions in one month (by end
> of Oct 2005), then I will draft a LC_STOCK_COLOR proposal and submit it to
> CLDR
>
> Can you help me out or find someone to help me out.
> When you submit your information to me, it will be nice if you can state
> the quality of your understanding in term of confidence
>
> Confidence= Sure, Probably, Guess
>
> Thanks. And spam the right newsgroup for me please, :)
>
>
> --
> Frank Yung-Fong Tang 譚永鋒
> Îñţérñåţîöñåļîžåţîöñ
>
> FrankTang@gmail.com
> Skype: FrankYungFongTang
> Yahoo IM: FrankYungFongTan
> MSN IM: FrankYungFongTang@hotmail.com




--
Frank Yung-Fong Tang 譚永鋒
Îñţérñåţîöñåļîžåţîöñ

FrankTang@gmail.com
Skype: FrankYungFongTang
Yahoo IM: FrankYungFongTan
MSN IM: FrankYungFongTang@hotmail.com
Received on Friday, 30 September 2005 04:05:43 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 2 June 2009 19:17:05 GMT