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Re: [css-writing-modes-3] Error in Example 17 (<date>2010年2月23日</date>), §9.1.3.1 Full-width Characters

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:06:15 -0400
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <19c091ab-d55c-c42c-bbff-cb6e9370166c@inkedblade.net>
On 09/10/2017 12:09 PM, Gérard Talbot wrote:
> Le 2017-09-08 18:49, fantasai a écrit :
>> On 05/28/2016 07:07 PM, Gérard Talbot wrote:
>>> Elika, Koji,
>>>
>>> I think there is an error in
>>>
>>> https://www.w3.org/TR/2015/CR-css-writing-modes-3-20151215/#text-combine-fullwidth
>>>
>>> which is not easily noticeable and specifically regarding the way the "23" should be displayed.
>>
>> The spec uses the correct codepoints in the example, it's
>> just that the font does not make this very obvious. I've
>> changed the spec to specify MS Gothic, which will make it
>> more obvious for those systems that have it installed. I'm
>> not familiar enough with other CJK fonts to know if there
>> are other appropriate options that are commonly installed
>> on Linux/Mac/Windows systems.
> 
> Then I suggest to add TakaoPGothic for Linux system.

Actually, a monospace CJK font works better for this example,
so probably TakaoGothic is better.

> On Mac OS X, I suggest "Hiragino Kaku Gothic ProN" .
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1383584#c6

I'm not sure whether Hiragino has appropriately different
fullwidth vs halfwidth number glyphs. A font that uses the
same glyph for halfwidth and fullwidth numbers will create
confusion here.

~fantasai
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