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Re: [css-counter-styles-3] cjk-ideographic: trad-chinese-formal or -informal ?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2013 06:58:41 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB9B6wbThaWr5JWb_ccd87fJrW2_bYe1BRKOANVhPd0eQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 1:09 AM, Peter Moulder <peter.moulder@monash.edu> wrote:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles-3 currently says:
>
>   # cjk-ideographic
>   #   This counter style is identical to ‘trad-chinese-formal’
>
> whereas previous versions (css3-lists, css-counter-styles) said
>
>   # ... must be treated as an alias for ‘trad-chinese-informal’
>
> (The change happened somewhere between 2011-04-22 and 2012-09-24,
> before the rename from css-counter-styles to css-counter-styles-3.)
>
> The browsers I've tested use -informal, and a couple of web pages suggest that
> other people are seeing it displayed like -informal in their web browser, and
> I've seen a couple of test suites that assert that the behaviour (for a handful
> of values) matches -informal rather than -formal.  Searching www-style for
> strings "cjk-ideographic" and "formal", I see a thread where a couple of people
> suggest it map to -informal, and no mention of it mapping to -formal.  In
> summary, I've found no mention of it mapping to -formal anywhere outside of
> this spec.  So my guess is that this is a typo.
>
> If this is a deliberate change, then I suggest adding a note drawing attention
> to the change.

Huh, that's weird.  I must have messed that up somewhen.  I'll make
sure it wasn't intentional, then change it back if necessary.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 5 February 2013 14:59:28 GMT

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