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Re: [CSSWG] Your opinion needed : Position of list-item markers

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 15:31:24 -0800
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081126233124.GA10480@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Wednesday 2008-11-26 17:23 -0600, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> If list-style-position is set to inside, the marker should follow the
> text.  If it's set to outside, it should stay on the edge where it
> would normally be.

One thing to consider here is that 'list-style-position' defaults to
'outside'.  Is this the correct default in this case?  This is a
default that affects authors who don't use CSS at all or only use it
a little.

I think that's why browser vendors have been under a lot of pressure
not to follow the spec here.


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