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Re: [css-fonts-3] i18n-ISSUE-295: U+ in unicode-range descriptor

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 06:57:03 +0100
Message-ID: <5232A92F.1090304@w3.org>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Sounds reasonable.
RI

On 13/09/2013 02:45, John Daggett wrote:
>
> Richard Ishida wrote:
>
>> 4.5. Character range: the unicode-range descriptor
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-css-fonts-3-20130711/#unicode-range-desc
>>
>> 'Each <urange> value is a UNICODE-RANGE token made up of a "U+" or "u+"
>> prefix followed by a codepoint range'. The U+ is not always needed
>> before every codepoint value (eg. in a range).
>>
>> Why do we need the U+/u+ ?  It would be easier to just use bare hex
>> codepoints, especially for ranges, where U+ is only used at the start
>> anyway.
>
> As Tab has already pointed out, the unicode range syntax was part of
> CSS 2.1 syntax and the descriptor itself is already supported by
> multiple implementations so it's not appropriate to make a change like
> this at this point.
>
> Regards,
>
> John Daggett
>


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Richard Ishida
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