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Re: Outline Numbered Lists

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2009 15:37:41 -0700
To: www-style@w3.org
Cc: Dylan Just <dylan.just@ephox.com>
Message-ID: <20090617223741.GA1046@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2009-06-17 18:12 -0400, Dylan Just wrote:
> Some good points have been raised - browser support, content vs markup -
> but I still think the idea has merit. For sure, there are practical
> solutions we can employ to achieve this functionality today, but the
> root cause is best solved by changing the css standard. 
> It doesn't matter if it won't get browser support soon - by putting it
> in the standard we influence browser capabilities and one day solve this
> problem for good. i.e. in 10 years someone will be able to use this list
> type without employing hacks. 
> I'm basically making a feature request. :) What's the process from here
> to inclusion in the standard?

It's already included in CSS 2.1, and
points to an example showing how to use the standard feature,
though, as
points out, it doesn't work in IE7.

The relevant part of the standard is


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