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Re: [css-counter-styles] emdash

From: Liam R. E. Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:56:15 -0400
Message-ID: <1426827375.5772.17.camel@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, 2015-03-19 at 19:26 -0700, Tab Atkins Jr. 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.)

The HTML entity names came from SGML.

These days the Unicode name EM DASH would be seem appropriate, 
although "&mdash;" also works.

I don't see a need for a keyword though.

Liam


> 
> ~TJ
> 
Received on Friday, 20 March 2015 04:56:19 UTC

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