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Re: [css3-page] Additional page sizes

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2015 10:57:09 +0900
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>
CC: www-style <www-style@w3.org>, CJK discussion <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <56381475.1090509@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
On 2015/11/02 23:34, Florian Rivoal wrote:
>
>> On 02 Nov 2015, at 06:11, Liam Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:

>>> as well as ISO-B4 and
>>> ISO-B5 as aliases to B4 and B5 for clarity.
>> I'm not in favour of this unless its worded as "implementations must also accept...",
>> because a drop-down list with all the ISO sizes prefixed by ISO would be quite irritating, especially for US and Canada people who'd have to scroll past them all to get to US Letter, US Legal and US Tabloid.  :-)
>
> So we'd bias in favor of ISO against JIS for the prefix-less name. On the one hand, many more countries use ISO than JIS, but on the other hand, the B series (JIS) is common in Japan, and I am not sure it is elsewhere. I had at least never heard of it in France.

Not in Switzerland either. We always used to think about the B series as 
a series for envelopes, not paper.

Regards,   Martin.
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