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Re: [css-counter-styles] Ethiopian numbering

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 13:36:26 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBDMpquEMGAtk=7oCVAZmMXDbmHE6vcydZ_rwOuUiQPMg@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:48 PM, fantasai
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> Since I ran into some Ethiopians this weekend, I decided to interrogate
> them on list numbering and punctuation. Here's what I was told:
>
>   * We shouldn't expect Ethiopians to agree on any kind of convention.
>     We have to just pick something reasonable.
>   * Using ASCII period as a suffix is clearly wrong, since it is not a
>     punctuation character they use. Better to use just a space.

Excellent.  I've made the change to make ethiopic-numeric use a space
as the suffix.

(And it looks like we never did get Counter Styles published as CR? We
should bug the WG about this change on Wednesday, then publish
afterwards.)

~TJ
Received on Monday, 12 January 2015 21:37:16 UTC

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