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Re: [css3-lists] Proposal for a generic numeric list-style-type

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 19:34:30 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTingJOTSjlsy3PfiEpWkl-2pdhcIaHz1VhuQDi56@mail.gmail.com>
To: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Cc: Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>, Gabriele Romanato <gabriele.romanato@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 5:43 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
> The reason that Hebrew numbering wouldn't be used by wikipedia for
> general lists is quite simple, as explained by:
> http://www.i18nguy.com/unicode/hebrew-numbers.html
> <blockquote>
> Most Hebrew text today uses European digits (0, 1, 2, 3...9) to
> represent numbers.
> However, religious or biblical text, and calendars in Hebrew will use
> the traditional
> form which uses Hebrew letters as numeric values.
> </blockquote>

I'm aware of that, yes.

> Sorry, I'm not sure I understand what you mean. For Mozilla iirc we
> had slightly different rules for how numbers behaved in certain
> contexts -- this related to hindi/arabic. From memory, the preference
> for Arabic was different for Persian than other Arabic localized
> builds.
>
> http://kb.mozillazine.org/About:config_entries#Bidi.
> bidi.numeral

I mean, are there any languages where <ol> will display by default
with localized, non-decimal numerals?
Received on Monday, 17 May 2010 23:35:11 GMT

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