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Re: [CSS21] Nested Counters and Scope

From: Allan Sandfeld Jensen <kde@carewolf.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 21:27:02 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <200507222127.02318.kde@carewolf.com>

On Friday 22 July 2005 20:45, L. David Baron wrote:
>
> Sure, there are alternatives for what the behavior should be.  It could
> be that the declaration should be considered an error (and thus be
> ignored).
>
Okay. I guess I just believe it should be an error.  An author setting a reset 
or increment twice in all likelyhood didn't mean to, whether it is the result 
of typo or of two conflicting scripts.

I might not have the greatest experience in carefully reading standards, but I 
am shocked at how many minor and for everyday irrelevant corner-cases, that 
sneaked into the initial implementation of counters in Konqueror. Surely I am 
one to to blame, but I find it dangerous that the spec could be that 
misunderstandable. 
At this point though, I guess it is probably safer to leave the semantics of 
the spec in their current form and only improve the text.

`Allan
Received on Friday, 22 July 2005 19:27:06 GMT

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