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Re: [css-counter-styles] negative descriptor for Japanese and Korean

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:43:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBDV8PbCxra05k6GDBUt-BdXbjJWervs6mpq+PhN7bxQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 3:52 AM, MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp> wrote:
> I have a question about the negative descriptor for Japanese and Korean.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#limited-cjk
>
> Japanese styles have the following definition:
>
>     range: -9999 9999;
>     negative: "\30DE\30A4\30CA\30B9";
>     /* マイナス */
>
> and the Korean styles have the following definition:
>
>     range: 0 9999;
>
> This seems inconsistent.
> If "マイナス" (minus) is available for Japanese,
> why "마이너스" (minus) is not available for Korean?
> Any problem with the following definition?
>
>     range: -9999 9999;
>     negative: "\B9C8\C774\B108\C2A4";
>     /* 마이너스 */
>
> (Or remove "マイナス" and change the range to 0 9999 for Japanese styles?)

The answer is "because that's what I was told to do when I was writing
them".  ^_^

If 마이너스 is standard for indicating negative numbers in Korean
numerals, I'm fine with amending the spec for that.  Just let me know.

~TJ
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