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Re: css3-lists: Coptic and Ionic Greek

From: Christos Cheretakis <xalkina@otenet.gr>
Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2002 21:47:12 +0200
Message-ID: <3DFF7F40.50401@otenet.gr>
To: Web Style Sheets W3C Mailing List <www-style@w3.org>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Christos Cheretakis wrote:
>   They use decimal!!! I'm not sure whether there's a tradition to use 
> greek numbering in front- or back-matters, or appendices. I'll have to 
> ask somebody who knows better and come back with an answer...

   Checked, and here I am, again ;-)

   Scientific publications do use such a distinct numbering style in 
their front matters, but I've got to none where the number of pages 
exceeds about 30.

>   As I said, when you need long sequences of numbers, you simply use 
> decimal. Maybe the Bible or similar religious publications would use 
> greek-style, but they'd certainly use the ancient. Will check and follow 
> up.

   In the Bible, books & chapters are numberd using the alphabetic form, 
but lines are numbered decimal.


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