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Re: Hindi Alphabetic Bulleting in CSS3 (Indian Languages)

From: Goutam Kumar Saha <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 12:53:06 +0530
Message-ID: <003101c67a4b$ea54f510$5880a8c0@GKS>
To: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Dear Martin,
May I request you to paste (at font folder of the control panel) the
attached  Unicode Tamil ttf Font "SooriyanDotCom.ttf"
I hope on installing this font you'll be able to see a Tamil page.
Thanking you.
Regards,
Goutam

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: "Jose" <jose_stephen@cdactvm.in>; "Goutam Kumar Saha"
<goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 7:25 AM
Subject: Re: Hindi Alphabetic Bulleting in CSS3 (Indian Languages)


>
> Hello Jose,
>
> At 17:15 06/05/17, Jose wrote:
>  >
>  >Dear All
>  >In Tamil consonants & vowels are used for Bulleting since tamil have
only
> a few consonants.But in malayalam only consonants are used. You can refer
> malayalam bulleting list from the site
> http://www.malayalamresourcecentre.org/w3c/malayalambulletinglist.htm and
> tamil from the site
> http://www.malayalamresourcecentre.org/w3c/tamilbulletinglist.htm..
>
> This is great information! However, can you please make sure
> you send these files labeled as UTF-8 (because they are encoded
> in UTF-8, which is nice). Currently, the server says they are
> iso-8859-1, which is of course wrong.
>
> Also, I had problems looking at the Tamil page both in Opera 9.5
> (shows only one or two random characters) and in Firefox
> (shows source). In IE, this showed up reasonably well.
> I haven't found the reason for why the Malayalam page displays
> but the Tamil page doesn't. But if you find anyhthing,
> please fix it.
>
> Thanks,    Martin.
>
>  >Thanks & Regards,
>  >Jose Stephen
>  >----- Original Message ----- From: "Goutam Kumar Saha"
> <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>
>  >To: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
>  >Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
>  >Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 1:18 PM
>  >Subject: Re: Hindi Alphabetic Bulleting in CSS3 (Indian Languages)
>  >
>  >
>  >>
>  >> Dear Martin,
>  >> This is for your kind information that we don't use vowel list for
Bulleting
>  >> in Bengali, Oriya and Assamese etc.
>  >> Normally, to my best knowledge,  we use either Numeric bulleting
(starting
>  >> from 1-one ) or Consonant bulleting only. Vowels are not used for
buletting.
>  >> This might be true for other Indian Languages also (e.g. Gujrati,
Malayalam
>  >> and Hindi etc.)
>  >>
>  >> Thanks and Regards,
>  >> Goutam Kumar Saha
>  >>
>  >>
>  >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Martin Duerst"
<duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
>  >> To: "Karunesh Arora" <karunesharora@cdacnoida.in>; "Richard Ishida"
>  >> <ishida@w3.org>
>  >> Cc: <www-international@w3.org>; "Felix Sasaki" <fsasaki@w3.org>
>  >> Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 11:05 AM
>  >> Subject: Re: Hindi Alphabetic Bulleting in CSS3
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>>
>  >>> Hello Karunesh,
>  >>>
>  >>> Great contribution!
>  >>>
>  >>> Two questions:
>  >>>
>  >>> You show Vowel bulleting order and consonant bulleting order
separately.
>  >>> Does that mean that these are two different ways of labeling list
items?
>  >>> Or is there some way to combine them in a single labeling style?
>  >>>
>  >>> In other words, would we need both of:
>  >>> list-style-type: devanagari-vowel
>  >>> list-style-type: devanagari-consonant
>  >>>
>  >>> Also, you say that this is the order for Indian languages, but does
>  >>> this apply to all Indian scripts? Are there variations depending
>  >>> on the language (e.g. for languages that don't use all the letters
>  >>> in a script)? What happens for scripts that e.g. don't have all
>  >>> the consonants, or have additional consonants? (e.g. Tamil?)
>  >>>
>  >>> Sorry to ask so many questions.
>  >>>
>  >>> Regards,    Martin.
>  >>>
>  >>> At 20:10 06/05/16, Karunesh Arora wrote:
>  >>>  >Dear all,
>  >>>  >In CSS3 Module :Lists working draft
>  >> (ref:http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-lists/)
>  >>>  >we found that the list-style-type for bulleting is done only for
>  >> numerals in
>  >>>  >Indian languages i.e no alphabetic bulletins are provided ( 4.4
List
>  >>>  >Content: The 'list-style-type' property - Alphabetic).  The
ordering
>  >> list
>  >>>  >for Hindi is given in enclosed file for Vowels and Consonants.
>  >>>  >Please go through the document and give us your valuable
suggestions.
>  >>>  >regards
>  >>>  >Karunesh & Vijay
>  >>>  >
>  >>>  >
>  >>>  >
>  >>>
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