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Re: Chinese language and emphasis

From: Christopher Fynn <cfynn@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 14:48:01 +0600
Message-ID: <47A18B41.4030401@gmx.net>
To: www-international@w3.org
CC: "Swan, Henny" <Henny.Swan@rnib.org.uk>

Swan, Henny wrote:

> Hi All,

> I'm wondering if anyone could answer a couple of questions for me. As I 
> understand it Japanese doesn’t use italics as a form of emphasis, so 
> using |<i>| tags around ideographic text is a big no no. Can anyone 
> clarify if other languages, specifically Chinese, fall into this 
> category? 

Tibetan uses dot-like characters U+0F37 or U +0F35 rather than italics for 
emphasis. One of these should be placed under each syllable of emphasised text.

- Chris
Received on Thursday, 31 January 2008 08:48:57 UTC

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