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Re: [css3-text] text-transform: han-numerals

From: MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given) <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 16:10:37 +0900
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-international@w3.org, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20101029161035.7786.B794FC04@asahi-net.or.jp>
> > Probably your "decimal" system does not use 十, 百, 千, and so forth?
> 
> 
> You are correct. We have whole numbers using a base of 10 [1]. The
> word decimal is from Latin, decim(a). 

Then, the decimal system is not good enough for converting numbers to 
han idegraphic representations.  I prefer 三十五 to 三五 when it means 
35.

I think that the first version of CSS Text should stay away from such
conversion.

Cheers,
Makoto
Received on Friday, 29 October 2010 07:11:16 GMT

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