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Re: [counter-styles] i18n-ISSUE-283: 113,023

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:57:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAa0ZWtn1F2+hmDYVTvGeooQNnP7oFS84WRBpfhXFr+zg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 11:23 AM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
> Raised by:
>     Richard Ishida
>
> Opened on:
>     2013-07-26
>
> Description:
>     http://www.w3.org/TR/css-counter-styles-3/#complex-cjk
>     7.1 Longhand East Asian Counter Styles
>
>     "Chinese, Japanese, and Korean have longhand counter styles, which have
> a structure similar to "one hundred thirteen thousand and twenty-three" in
> English. "
>
>
>     This jarrs slightly, because in the numbering system in Japanese, for
> example, if you read out 113,023 it would involve a "ten-thousand" unit, so
> the 'structure' is not really similar. Maybe change to "thirteen thousand
> one hundred and twenty-three", and say 'have counter styles which have a
> longhand nature such as ... in English? Just an idea.

Fixed as recommended.

~TJ
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