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ol style - a number in a circle

From: Matthew Millar <mattmill30@hotmail.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 18:11:37 +0000
Message-ID: <SNT116-W123CA53F940E76623277BC43E0@phx.gbl>
To: <www-style@w3.org>

Hi,

Is there currently any way to combine the list-style-types: circle and decimal?

i.e. http://www.tendervendors.com/index.php

the reason being that i'm trying to reduce page-loading time.

If not, is this the correct mailing list, to request new features to be added to the standard?

My request is:

Could the idea of having list-style-character and list-style-shape as new style attributes, be considered for the upcoming standard?

It would be an enhancement upon the current standard, list-style-type which uses ascii/unicode characters. Because if a css statement read "list-style-character: decimal; list-style-shape: circle;" it could generate something similar to the attached image. (or the bulletpoints viewable on the website)

list-style-character, would be similar to list-style-type, in that it would support unicode character.
list-style-shape, would be several generic shapes.

each list-style-* would be seperately configurable with colour, orientation, etc, using e.g. list-style-character-(color) or list-style-shape-(orientation).

What does everyone think?

Thanks,

Matthew Millar
 		 	   		  
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