Re: Images as Horizontal Rules and List Item Bullets

Michael Seaton (bseaton@pobox.com)
Tue, 18 Jun 1996 20:27:50 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 20:27:50 -0400 (EDT)
From: Michael Seaton <bseaton@pobox.com>
To: Charles Peyton Taylor <cpt@mbay.net>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: Images as Horizontal Rules and List Item Bullets
In-Reply-To: <199606182321.QAA17255@otter.mbay.net>
Message-Id: <Pine.OSF.3.93.960618202306.16046A-100000@noc.tor.hookup.net>



On Tue, 18 Jun 1996, Charles Peyton Taylor wrote:
> CSS Properties for Lists
> 
> CSS already includes a property for modifying list items: list-style. It
> also has the height and width properties to modify block elements. Adding a
> pseudo-class "image" would designate that the bullet image is to be
> modified by the height and width properties, not the list text.
> 
> UL { list-style: URL(http://png.com/ellipse.png) disc }
> UL.image {
>         width: 15px;
>         height: 10px;
>         color: blue;
>          }

1.  Aren't pseudo-classes identified by colons?

2.  Perhaps 'bullet' would be a better name for the pseudo-class than
    'image'.  Some of the properties (e.g. color) could apply to regular
    bullets as well as graphical ones.
--
Michael Seaton (mseaton@pobox.com)