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RE: [css3-lists] Purpose of the module

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 15:02:26 -0400
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A592E245B36A8949BDB0A302B375FB4E0AC2874D1E@MAILR001.mail.lan>
> Oh, I didn't realize those styles were actually used for normal
> writing as well.  Based on my (limited, since I can only read English)
> research, I'd thought the styles were pretty much just for writing
> quantities of money and other types of numbers that you want to be
> difficult to forge.
> I can change them back to -formal, then.

Thank you.

For your curiosity, one of its benefits is harder to be modified, as someone can add single bar to change informal glyph "1" to "2", or add a vertical bar to change "1" to "10". That's why it's used for checks, but it's also used for contents that should not be modified like contracts or "will by notarized document", like this:

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