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RE: Chinese language and emphasis

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:53:30 -0000
To: "'Swan, Henny'" <Henny.Swan@rnib.org.uk>
Cc: <cfynn@gmx.net>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006f01c863ff$e6d30ae0$b47920a0$@org>

Tibetan examples here: http://rishida.net/blog/?p=101
RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org [mailto:www-international-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Christopher Fynn
> Sent: 31 January 2008 08:48
> To: www-international@w3.org
> Cc: Swan, Henny
> Subject: Re: Chinese language and emphasis
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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 11:50:18 GMT

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