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Re: [counter-styles] i18n-ISSUE-285: Hebrew number converter inadequate for numbers >= 1000

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 16:04:38 +0000
Message-ID: <52FE3E96.3040201@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
The i18n WG believes that this issue has now been satifactorily 
addressed and has closed the issue on our tracker system.

Thank you.

RI



On 10/02/2014 23:10, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 10:13 AM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
>> I was making the necessary changes to my tests and the Predefined Counter
>> Styles WD when it occurred to me that we are making a mistake here to make
>> the 'longer-hebrew' style described below an alternative.
>>
>> Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera all implement hebrew numbering already per
>> the longer-hebrew style.  IE and old-Opera don't implement hebrew numbering
>> at all.
>>
>> Run the test here:
>> http://www.w3.org/International/tests/repository/run?manifest=predefined-counter-styles&test=list-style-type-116a
>>
>> See the results here:
>> http://www.w3.org/International/tests/repository/predefined-counter-styles/results/results-predefined-counter-styles#hebrew
>>
>> So why not make the definition of hebrew in the spec be the definition
>> provided for longer-hebrew below, and possibly keep the other hanging around
>> as the alternative?
>>
>> If we don't, I doubt that hebrew will get through CR. If we do, it will sail
>> through, and if people really want the verbose version that only goes up to
>> 2000, they can use a definition in the Predefined Counter Styles doc (though
>> I'm not sure what I'd call it).
>
> The implementation information is convincing.  I've switched the
> spec's definition of "hebrew" over to the longer form, and updated DoC
> issue #1 from Rejected to Accepted.
>
> ~TJ
>
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