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Re: Hindi Alphabetic Bulleting in CSS3 (Indian Languages)

From: Jose <jose_stephen@cdactvm.in>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 13:36:16 +0530
Message-ID: <00f501c67a51$f00b2640$ca1110ac@Josemrc>
To: "Goutam Kumar Saha" <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>, "Martin Duerst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>

Dear all we converted the tamil & malayalam bulleting list as  PDF documents 
to solve the font issues.
You can download/view  from
http://www.malayalamresourcecentre.org/w3c/malbulletinglist.pdf  (Malayalam)
http://www.malayalamresourcecentre.org/w3c/tamilbulletinglist.pdf  (Tamil)

Thanks
Jose
----- 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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