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From: Tab Atkins Jr.. via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 00:43:31 +0000
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Update of /sources/public/csswg/css3-lists
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Modified Files:
	Overview.html Overview.src.html 
Log Message:
Added an issue about Hakon's suggestion for a shorthand version of @counter-style.

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/csswg/css3-lists/Overview.html,v
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diff -u -d -r1.84 -r1.85
--- Overview.html	3 Nov 2011 23:39:14 -0000	1.84
+++ Overview.html	15 Nov 2011 00:43:29 -0000	1.85
@@ -25,13 +25,13 @@
 
    <h1>CSS Lists and Counters Module Level 3</h1>
 
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=longstatus-date>Editor's Draft 3 November
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=longstatus-date>Editor's Draft 15 November
     2011</h2>
 
    <dl>
     <dt>This version:
 
-    <dd><!--<a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-css3-lists-20111103">http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-css3-lists-20111103</a></dd>-->
+    <dd><!--<a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-css3-lists-20111115">http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-css3-lists-20111115</a></dd>-->
      <a
      href="http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-lists/">http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-lists/</a>
 
@@ -1463,6 +1463,30 @@
    be "decimal", "default", "inherit", "initial", "inside", "none", or
    "outside"; otherwise the @counter-style is invalid and must be ignored.
 
+  <div class=issue>
+   <p>Hakon suggests adding a shorthand version of @counter-style that just
+    takes a name and a set of glyphs, and automatically treats them as a
+    symbolic style (similar to the defaults for symbols()). In other words,
+    saying something like this:</p>
+
+   <pre>@counter-style footnotes "*" "+" "-";</pre>
+
+   <p>would be identical to this:</p>
+
+   <pre>
+@counter-style footnotes {
+	type: symbolic;
+	glyphs: "*" "+" "-";
+}</pre>
+
+   <p>I'm not sure if this is necessary, but I'm not against it either. I'd
+    probably also allow an "as &lt;type>" tacked on at the end, so it's
+    basically just the contents of the symbols() function. Hell, maybe even
+    just use the symbols() function directly, like:</p>
+
+   <pre>@counter-style footnotes symbols("*" "+" "-" as repeating);</pre>
+  </div>
+
   <h3 id=counter-style-type><span class=secno>8.1. </span> Counter
    algorithms: the &lsquo;<a href="#descdef-type"><code
    class=property>type</code></a>&rsquo; descriptor</h3>

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--- Overview.src.html	3 Nov 2011 23:39:14 -0000	1.131
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@@ -889,6 +889,24 @@
 	"inside", "none", or "outside"; otherwise the @counter-style is invalid and 
 	must be ignored.</p>
 
+	<div class='issue'>
+		<p>Hakon suggests adding a shorthand version of @counter-style that just takes a name and a set of glyphs, and automatically treats them as a symbolic style (similar to the defaults for symbols()).  In other words, saying something like this:</p>
+
+		<pre>@counter-style footnotes "*" "+" "-";</pre>
+
+		<p>would be identical to this:</p>
+
+		<pre>
+@counter-style footnotes {
+	type: symbolic;
+	glyphs: "*" "+" "-";
+}</pre>
+
+		<p>I'm not sure if this is necessary, but I'm not against it either.  I'd probably also allow an "as &lt;type>" tacked on at the end, so it's basically just the contents of the symbols() function.  Hell, maybe even just use the symbols() function directly, like:</p>
+
+		<pre>@counter-style footnotes symbols("*" "+" "-" as repeating);</pre>
+	</div>
+
 <h3 id='counter-style-type'>
 Counter algorithms: the 'type' descriptor</h3>
 
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