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[whatwg] Treatment of negative values for li

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 17:34:54 -0400
Message-ID: <4C6468FE.7070507@mit.edu>
On 8/12/10 4:32 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> CSS implicitly states that negative list-marker values are allowed, as
> negative numbers are discussed in the Lists module.  Opera's behavior
> should be the correct one here.

Just as a note, Gecko's code to imposing a lower bound of 0 on <li 
@value> goes back to the initial implementation of attribute parsing in 
September 1998 or so.  I doubt there was any particular reason for it 
other than Netscape or IE compat.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 12 August 2010 14:34:54 UTC

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