[whatwg] finding a number...

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Tue Dec 12 05:31:23 PST 2006

On Dec 12, 2006, at 14:11, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:

> why does finding a number in text [1] insist on "." as a decimal  
> seperator, when , is also very commonly used?

I think the format should be kept simple (and potentially politically  
incorrect), because the human-readability is only a legacy fallback  
issue. That is, users aren't exposed to the number formatting in UAs  
that actually implement progress bars and gauges.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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