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Re: [css3-lists] Counter style "hyphen" replaced with "dash"

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 10:31:11 -0700
Message-ID: <4FC1135F.5040108@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 05/25/2012 04:06 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 3:00 AM, Werner Donné<werner.donne@pincette.biz>  wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> In Working Draft 7 there was a predefined counter style "hyphen" with the value \2013 (en-dash). In Working Draft 24 it has been replaced with "dash" with the value \2014 (em-dash). Is there a reason why both couldn't be allowed?
>
> Heh, I was confused by your references to "WD 7" and "WD 24".  Those
> were published on Nov 7 and May 24, respectively.  ^_^
>
> I don't recall any specific reason why I went with U+2014 instead of
> U+2013.  It's possible that was a typo, since generally I just chose
> one of the given example glyphs.

There's a pretty significant difference between en-dash and em-dash.
But actually, what you want is U+2043 HYPHEN BULLET.

~fantasai
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