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Re: [css-fonts-3] i18n-ISSUE-300: ja-jp too verbose

From: ֿ Bobby Tung <bobbytung@wanderer.tw>
Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:37:56 +0800
Cc: www International <www-international@w3.org>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <93CF32EC-C80B-4E8D-83A1-7EB6D11B3532@wanderer.tw>
To: Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar@bittersmann.de>
> Im as confused as Jens. No need for JP and keeping language tags as short as possible means to prefer *:lang(ja) over *:lang(ja-jp).

It would be better, Japanese is normalize everywhere.

> And wouldnt an example using *:lang(zh-Hant) be more appropriate than *:lang(zh-tw)?

But I don't agree replace zh-tw by zh-Hant, because zh-Hant is used in Hongkong and Taiwan. 

There are some glyphs come from Cantonese just used on Hongkong's context, Not all Traditional Chinese font contains those glyphs.

So zh-tw and zh-hk would be better for usage.

Gunnar Bittersmann <gunnar@bittersmann.de>  2013/9/13 U4:15 gDG

> > *:lang(ja-jp) would be better as *:lang(ja) - there is no need for the
> > jp, and the general recommendation is to keep the language tag as short
> > as possible.
> Gunnar
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