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Re: [css3-lists] Too many list styles and a proposal to simplifythem

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 01:21:36 +0100
Message-ID: <16468.63248.275880.383870@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>, W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Ian Hickson:

 > > Not to mention additional aliases such as "lower-danish" (same as
 > > "lower-norwegian") and "lower-finnish" (same as "lower-swedish")
 > 
 > I was under the impression that the Danish and the Finnish also only used
 > the 26 letters of lower-alpha. Is this not true?

I believe there is insufficient data to answer that question, at least
for Norwegian. Most lists with an alphabetical marker have much less
than 26 items. Typically, numerical markers are used if they have more
than 10 or so items.

I'd be happy to drop all the Nordic varieties. 

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Sunday, 14 March 2004 19:22:23 GMT

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