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Re: Chinese language and emphasis

From: Swan, Henny <Henny.Swan@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:53:59 -0000
Message-ID: <7DCC97516CAEE343BD17A00F900754E105C5FC02@jstmsx01.ads.rnib.org.uk>
To: <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: <cfynn@gmx.net>, <www-international@w3.org>
Thank you everyone for your input, advice and discussion. This has been really helpful and given me lots to think about.

Henny

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
To: Swan, Henny
CC: cfynn@gmx.net <cfynn@gmx.net>; www-international@w3.org <www-international@w3.org>
Sent: Thu Jan 31 11:53:30 2008
Subject: RE: Chinese language and emphasis

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

RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
 
http://www.w3.org/International/

http://rishida.net/blog/

http://rishida.net/


 

> -----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



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