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Re: [css-counter-styles] range of cjk-decimal should be 0 - inf

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2014 16:38:48 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAjTqKMakmi_O0NA4A5GDC270aiS5CVVxLKqRJYoMqNhg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 2:12 PM, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 6:32 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 9:26 PM, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The counter style cjk-decimal, which is defined in both CSS Counter
>>> Styles Level 3 and Predefined Counter Styles, should have a range of
>>> "0 infinite" instead of the default "infinite infinite".
>>>
>>> The reason is that there is no proper negative symbol could be defined
>>> for cjk-decimal: in spite of the difference of this symbol between
>>> Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, traditional and simplified Chinese even
>>> use different negative symbols. OTOH, the default negative symbol
>>> seems to be strange when prepending to the number generated by
>>> cjk-decimal.
>>>
>>> In conclusion, I propose changing the range of cjk-decimal to "0 infinite".
>>
>> So using the "-" as a negative sign is inappropriate?  If that's the
>> case, then yeah, I'll drop it to be non-negative.
>
> Yes, it's inappropriate. I have never seen anybody mixes "-" with
> Chinese ideographs. People may prepend the corresponding symbol in
> their own language for negatives. In addition, as one is written as
> "δΈ€" in CJK, it may be confusing if "-" is prepended.

Sounds good.  Fixed.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 4 March 2014 00:39:36 UTC

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