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Updated: Ready-made Counter Styles

The Ready-made Counter Styles document provides ready-made definitions for counter styles and covers the needs of a range of cultures around the world. The code snippets provided in the document can be included in style declarations by simply copying and pasting, or they can be use as a starting point and modified as desired.

This update brings the total number of style templates to 177, covering 44 writing systems.

Substantial changes were also made to the styling and presentation. Each template is now accompanied by a set of examples, as well as an icon that copies the template to your clipboard in a single click. Another icon points to MDN’s roundup of browser support for named styles. Extensions to cover affix variants are now expressed in terms of the extends syntax.

Fixes were applied for tai-lue and warang-citi styles.

Finally, a button is provided to allow you to turn off all counter styling for the examples. That then allows you to see which styles have built-in support in the browser you are using.

WEB I18N GAP PROGRESS: N’Ko Unjoined font

Noto N’Ko Unjoined fonts in regular and bold are now available, making it possible to create unjoined headings in text.

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Categories: afrlreq, Gap report

WEB I18N GAP FIXED: N’Ko tone marks

N’Ko tone marks are now all at the same height in the Noto fonts as well as Ebrima and Kigelia.

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Gap report

Categories: afrlreq, Gap report

First Public Working Draft: NʼKo Layout Requirements

This document describes requirements for the layout and presentation of text in the N’Ko script when used by Web standards and technologies, such as HTML, CSS, Mobile Web, Digital Publications, and Unicode. It is developed in conjunction with a document which summarizes gaps in Gurmukhi support on the Web and eBook technologies.

The first public working draft is published to encourage users and experts to review the information it currently contains, and provide any additional information that may be relevant to supporting users of the N’Ko script on the Web.

Please send comments by raising a GitHub issue for each point.

Categories: afrlreq, New resource

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