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Re: list-style-position and text-align

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 01:22:51 -0500
Message-ID: <4CEB5DBB.7060604@mit.edu>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/23/10 1:14 AM, David Hyatt wrote:
> Watch out for quirks mode. Go to strict mode, and the bullets will be on
> the same line.

Ah, indeed, and all inside the deepest block.  OK.

I just looked at the Gecko code for this, by the way, and as far as I 
can tell the text-align behavior is an artifact of the way the vertical 
effect of bullets on the line is implemented: the bullet is added to 
line layout data structure to do vertical alignment, and then sticks 
around until horizontal alignment happens...

That's not a comment on what the spec should say or what the web compat 
issues here are, fwiw.

Received on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 06:23:31 UTC

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