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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.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 29 July 2008 16:31:08 GMT

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