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Re: [css3-lists] Specifying new list-types

From: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2010 16:02:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4C893D41.1060902@behdad.org>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
[resending from correct address.  Thunderbird tries to outsmart me...]

On 09/08/10 20:52, fantasai wrote:
> > On 09/08/2010 05:33 PM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> >> On 09/08/10 19:51, fantasai wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>>   - I agree with Charles about having a 'prefix' parameter in
>>> >>>     addition to 'suffix'; that seems useful. Not so sure about
>>> >>>     the need for 'infix'.
>> >>
>> >> Infix would be useful with additive to do most language-based numberings.
>> >> Think of an infix of " and ".
> >
> > I'm failing to come up with the example you're thinking of.
> >
> > If you want to *write out* numbers, it gets complicated fast.
> > But that's not really something one uses for list numbering.
Yes, that's what I was thinking about.  I thought that's what language-based
numbering refers to?

At any rate, such numbering is useful to have for section / chapter numbering
as well as page numbering, maybe not for lists.  I know I've had to implement
it in Persian LaTeX implementations more than once.

behdad


> > ~fantasai
> >
Received on Thursday, 9 September 2010 20:02:45 GMT

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