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Re: List item and marker box layout [css3-lists]

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 16:35:43 -0700
Message-ID: <488E57CF.8010403@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

L. David Baron wrote:
> On Monday 2008-07-21 16:31 -0700, Arron Eicholz wrote:
>> Proposal:
>>   Add to definition for 'outside': "The size of the marker box
>>   may affect the height of the principal block box and/or the
>>   height of its first line box."
> I agree that it should affect the height of the div.  I think this
> effect should normally happen through influence on the height of a
> line box (the same line box that the marker aligns with).  Did you
> test what happens when there is no appropriate line box present?
> I'd note that if the list-item's first child is a block, the
> line-box in question can be inside that block (or its first child
> block, etc.).
> Are there tests that show  ...
> If there's interoperability on these cases, I suspect we'd want to
> stick to the interoperable behavior, but if there isn't, I think
> we should discuss which we prefer.

I think these are great things to test and spec, but that this level
of detail should be left to CSS3 Lists rather than put in CSS2.1.

Received on Tuesday, 29 July 2008 16:31:08 UTC

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