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Re: [CSS21] ambiguity parsing 'list-style'

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 10:11:37 -0800
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090121181137.GA6546@pickering.dbaron.org>

On Wednesday 2009-01-21 15:32 +0100, Bert Bos wrote:
> >   # The result is that no list-item marker is displayed.
> > and then immediately before it the normative text:
> >   # A value of 'none' within the 'list-style' property sets
> >   # whichever of 'list-style-type' and 'list-style-image' are not
> >   # otherwise specified to 'none'.  However, if both are otherwise
> >   # specified, the declaration is in error (and thus ignored).
> 
> I think that indeed captures the implied meaning of 'none'. But the last 
> sentence seems redundant. It's just another syntax error.

I think it's needed to override the previous sentence, since
otherwise the previous sentence allows it.  (If you can figure out a
better way to word the previous sentence that doesn't, though, that
would be great.)

-David

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