Re: Using the Unicode ellipsis =?UTF-8?Q?=28=E2=80=A6=29?= instead of three periods

On Tue, 2012-12-04 at 06:40 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> While we are talking about better use of Unicode, I've recently spent
> some time improving the time rendering in a few prominent places, by
> using the 'ratio' character instead of plain ascii : - some
> screenshots of the difference can be seen in bug 689184 [1]. It might
> be a good idea to do this consistently throughout the desktop. I only
> got  as far as gnome-shell and gnome-clocks...
> Matthias
> [1]

Is this really the right thing to do. Even the Microsoft page
uses the rather wishy-washy "Consider using the ratio symbol",
as if they're not quite sure this is a good idea. It does look
nicer, but it's semantically wrong. A time is not a ratio. How
does Orca read it?


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