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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 14:10:21 +0530
Message-ID: <005901c67a56$b36c8e90$5880a8c0@GKS>
To: "Jose" <jose_stephen@cdactvm.in>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>

Dear Jose and All,
Thanks for the PDFs.
Don't we use numeric bullets in Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada apart from the
alphabetic bullets?
Regards,
 Goutam

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jose" <jose_stephen@cdactvm.in>
To: "Goutam Kumar Saha" <goutam.k.saha@kolkatacdac.in>; "Martin Duerst"
<duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2006 1:36 PM
Subject: Re: Hindi Alphabetic Bulleting in CSS3 (Indian Languages)


>
> 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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