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Re: [css3-lists] Khmer consonants as list markers

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 10:55:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDrH_7ffqVwk2=QOQzUqj+ztiB60qU8+-5DBCE3hvMtmw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Graham <tgraham@mentea.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Tony Graham <tgraham@mentea.net> wrote:
> On Thu, July 5, 2012 12:21 am, fantasai wrote:
>> On 07/04/2012 02:01 PM, Tony Graham wrote:
> ...
>>> My understanding is that an Khmer consonantal list style would be used
>>> by
>>> Khmer speakers if it were available to them [5].
>>>
>>> Can/should it be added to a future draft of css3-lists?
>>
>> Seems reasonable to me. Can you put together an @counter-style rule for
>> Tab
>> to copy? (You'll also want to check with Khmer speakers as to what the
>> correct
>> behavior is once you get to the end of the alphabet.)
>
> Based on feedback from Sovann Heng (&#6048;&#6081;&#6020;
> &#6047;&#6075;&#6044;&#6030;&#6098;&#6030;) and Danh Hong, the proposed
> @counter-style rule is:
>
> @counter-style khmer-consonant {
>         type: alphabetic;
>         glyphs: '\1780' '\1781' '\1782' '\1783' '\1784' '\1785' '\1786'
> '\1787'
> '\1788' '\1789' '\178A' '\178B' '\178C' '\178D' '\178E' '\178F' '\1790'
> '\1791' '\1792' '\1793' '\1794' '\1795' '\1796' '\1797' '\1798' '\1799'
> '\179A' '\179B' '\179C' '\179F' '\17A0' '\17A1' '\17A2';
>         /* '&#6016;' '&#6017;' '&#6018;' '&#6019;' '&#6020;' '&#6021;'
> '&#6022;'
> '&#6023;' '&#6024;' '&#6025;' '&#6026;' '&#6027;' '&#6028;' '&#6029;'
> '&#6030;' '&#6031;' '&#6032;' '&#6033;' '&#6034;' '&#6035;' '&#6036;'
> '&#6037;' '&#6038;' '&#6039;' '&#6040;' '&#6041;' '&#6042;' '&#6043;'
> '&#6044;' '&#6047;' '&#6048;' '&#6049;' '&#6050;' */
> }
>
> The sequence is the same as the sequence of the Khmer consonants in the
> Unicode Standard up to and including U+17A2, &#6050; (KHMER LETTER QA),
> with the omission of U+179D, &#6045; (KHMER LETTER SHA), and U+179E,
> &#6046; (KHMER LETTER SSO) which, as the Unicode Standard notes and a
> Khmer speaker confirmed, are used only for Pali/Sanskrit transliteration.
>
> The attached PDF from Sovann Heng shows the 'alphabetic'-like behaviour
> expected when the list exceeds 33 items.

Looks good to me!  Thanks, added.


> The current css3-lists draft is inconsistent (or so it seems to me) in its
> use of 'consonant' or 'consonants' (and with 'syllable' or 'syllables')
> for list styles associated with Korean, but the stated preference was to
> name it 'khmer-consonant'.

I'm not sure what I was up to when I made all of those inconsistent.
I've updated them all to not have an s at the end.


> I don't know whether there would also be an identical
> 'cambodian-consonant' since there are identical 'khmer' and 'cambodian'
> rules in the current WD.

I guess so, yeah.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 12 July 2012 17:56:13 GMT

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