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Re: [css-counter-styles] japanese-informal counter style

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:45:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDho1Qc1vf8f57OOcppPfT1y2XGZTwFfcXtuV+_US9=sA@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:
> Hi,
>
> I found some problem in the examples japanese-informal counter style.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#complex-cjk
>
>     japanese-informal
>         Informal Japanese Kanji numbering (e.g., 一万一千百十一)
>
> "一万一千百十一" is not correct for Japanese informal style. It should be "一万千百十一".
>
>     EXAMPLE 12
>     japanese-informal  〇  一  二  三  一十  一十一  九十九  一百  一百一  一万
>
> "一十" should be "十"
> "一十一" should be "十一"
> "一百" should be "百"
> "一百一" should be "百一"
>
> These digit 1 "一" preceding the digit markers (十, 百, 千) should be dropped.
> I think the following rule has a problem:
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#extended-cjk
>
>     5. Drop ones:
>       ◦ For the Japanese informal 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 (leave the digit marker).
>
> Here, "and that digit is not the first digit of the group" seems not necessary.
>
> I don't know about the Korean informal style, but seems it should be verified too.

These are the rules I was given by native speakers when I was writing
the section.  I can dig up the emails if necessary.

Maybe there are just different styles taught across the country?

~TJ
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