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Fwd: Re: I18N-ISSUE-280: Chinese remaining zeros [.prep-css3-counter-styles]

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:30:16 +0000
Message-ID: <52F4C3C8.3010608@w3.org>
To: www International <www-international@w3.org>
Forwarding here for archived record.
RI


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: I18N-ISSUE-280: Chinese remaining zeros 
[.prep-css3-counter-styles]
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:12:29 -0700
From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 6:43 AM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
> 7.1.1 Limited-range implementation
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css-counter-styles-3/#limited-chinese
> Chinese
>
> "Drop any trailing zeros and collapse any remaining zeros into a single zero
> digit."
>
> Does this mean that 5001 should be 五千零一 rather than 五千零零一?  (It looks a bit
> odd to me to have a single zero.)

Yes, that's correct.  The Chinese system collapses chains of zeros to
a single zero.  I just confirmed it on Twitter to be sure.  ^_^

~TJ
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