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[counter-styles] i18n-ISSUE-283: 113,023

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2013 19:23:21 +0100
Message-ID: <5213B419.6070604@w3.org>
To: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Raised by:
     Richard Ishida

Opened on:
     2013-07-26

Description:
     http://www.w3.org/TR/css-counter-styles-3/#complex-cjk
     7.1 Longhand East Asian Counter Styles

     "Chinese, Japanese, and Korean have longhand counter styles, which 
have a structure similar to "one hundred thirteen thousand and 
twenty-three" in English. "


     This jarrs slightly, because in the numbering system in Japanese, 
for example, if you read out 113,023 it would involve a "ten-thousand" 
unit, so the 'structure' is not really similar. Maybe change to 
"thirteen thousand one hundred and twenty-three", and say 'have counter 
styles which have a longhand nature such as ... in English? Just an idea.
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