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Re: [css3-lists] CJK numbering algorithms

From: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2011 01:09:19 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=dQ0KWtLGcKUpg2b++4G188KYNcA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Jungshik SHIN (신정식) <jshin1987@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "CJK discussion (public-i18n-cjk@w3.org)" <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
2011/4/23 Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 1:08 AM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:
>> I agree that not many people would complain. The same applies to Japanese. But if some may complain, why shouldn't we spend efforts to make everyone happy? If one would ever tried to use this and saw:
>>  ..., -3, -2, -1, 〇, 일, 이, 삼, ...
>> I guess this looks strange to you, as strange as "..., -3, -2, -1, 〇, 壱, 弐, 参, ..." looks to me.
>
> Note that it wouldn't look like that - it would be using cjk-decimal
> (or korean-decimal or whatever) for the negative numbers.  It would
> still be a change in the display, but perhaps it would be less
> jarring?

I don't know. But if you mean ..., -三, -二, -一, 〇, 一, 二, 三, ... then
no. That would look even weirder than ..., -3, -2, -1, 〇, 一, 二, 三, ...

Just my personal opinion…
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cheers,
-ambrose
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