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Re: [css3-lists] CJK numbering algorithms

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:20:46 -0700
Message-ID: <4DAFA28E.9020400@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 04/20/2011 07:59 PM, Koji Ishii wrote:
> Looks almost good to me. A few comments follow.
>
>>    6. Simplify:
>>         * For informal styles, for any group with a value between ten
>>           and nineteen, remove the digit before the tens marker.
>
> For Chinese informal style only, as Japanese and Korean are covered by
> the next item. Doing this doesn't harm though.

Yeah. I could go either way.

>>         * For the Japanese and Korean informal styles, if any of
>>           the digit markers are preceded by the digit 1, and that digit
>>           is not the first digit of the group, remove the digit, leaving
>>           only the marker.
>
> Just to clarify the possible ambiguity, "For the Japanese informal
> and Korean informal" works better for me. There was an error to apply
> this to Japanese formal style as well in Murakami-san's e-mail[1] and
> then it was corrected in the attachment file of this e-mail[2].

Works for me.

>>    7. Collapse (across groups) any consecutive runs of 0 digits into
>>         * nothing, for Japanese
>>         * a single _zero digit_, for Chinese
>>       [Add appropriate prose for Korean]
>
> This should be:
>
>    7. Collapse (across groups)
>         * any 0 digits into nothing for Japanese
>         * any consecutive runs of 0 digits into a single _zero digit_ for Chinese

They both actually result in the same thing. I think the original one
makes it clearer what the difference is, since there's more parallel
structure.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 21 April 2011 03:21:17 GMT

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