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[CSS3 Text] incorrect "preferred mark position" for emphasis marks

From: Ambrose Li <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2007 10:55:05 -0400
Message-ID: <af2cae770711040655y15fe44dfr719155a961f65ac9@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

In the illustration in section 8.2 in the CSS3's editor's draft dated
2007/11/06 (at http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/), Chinese
(traditional) is listed as having a preferred mark position of
"before". This is incorrect.

In Hong Kong, this punctuation mark is (taught but very rarely) used,
but the preferred mark position is "after".

In Taiwan, this is not an official punctuation mark. (See
http://www.edu.tw/EDU_WEB/EDU_MGT/MANDR/EDU6300001/allbook/hau/h13.htm?open)

I have never seen anything typeset in traditional Chinese with a
preferred mark position of "before" for the emphasis mark.

So the preferred mark position of both Chinese variants should be the
same, viz. "after".
-- 
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-ambrose

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