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Re: [css-counter-styles] emdash

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 02:38:20 +0000
To: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D130D596.25152%stearns@adobe.com>
On 3/19/15, 7:26 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 6:35 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
>wrote:
>> (Also, if we do want to add a keyword, it should be mdash, not emdash,
>> since that's what the HTML entity is.)
>
>(But that's not the name of the character, it's just a weird
>abbreviation the HTML entity used.)

Yes. It needs to be emdash or em-dash. We should not propagate an mdash
abomination.

Thanks,

Alan

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