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Re: [css3-lists] Proposal for a generic numeric list-style-type

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 17:19:23 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTikRGUwEpAgcFximOC4w9lS4SrZHr3hvZDFUH6lv@mail.gmail.com>
To: Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>
Cc: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>, gabriele.romanato@gmail.com, www-style@w3.org
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 8:50 AM, Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch> wrote:
> My primary use case is a multi-language website with a CMS. Maybe it is in English, Hebrew, and Russian. A web designer creates the templates and writes the CSS code, all works well incl. RTL Hebrew. Later, a site administrator decides to add a Japanese version. He or she clicks the "Add language" button, then asks the Japanese translator to insert all texts, of course the translator will use the appropriate date and currency formats and all that. AFAICS numbered lists will be the only place where i18n problems occur that require an intervention of the web designer.

If your CMS can magically change the currency and everything, it
should be able to magically add styles for the lists just as well.  It
has to magically add styles based on language to handle RTL anyway,
after all.
Received on Tuesday, 18 May 2010 21:19:56 UTC

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