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

From: Belov, Charles <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2010 13:08:49 -0700
Message-ID: <E17F75B6E86AE842A57B4534F82D03769C2F35@MTAMAIL.muni.sfgov.org>
To: "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
 

fantasai wrote on Wednesday, September 08, 2010 4:52 PM
> On 09/08/2010 02:18 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> >
> > Nearly all of these list-types use a small set of simple 
> behaviors to 
> > define themselves.  This behavior can be extracted and 
> given a little 
> > bit of syntax, and then used to define the list-types 
> directly in UA 
> > style-sheets.
> > ...
> > A basic declaration would look like this:
> >
> > @list decimal {
> >    type: numeric;
> >    glyphs: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9;
> >    suffix: ".";
> > }
> >
> 
>   - I'm not sure your 'glyphs' will tokenize well. We can handle
>     unquoted idents no problem, but digits are not idents. Also
>     any ASCII punctuation would have to be escaped, which could
>     be confusing as well. That said, quote marks around each
>     character would be annoying. I think Håkon avoided this
>     problem by quoting the whole thing.

ASCII spaces would need to be escaped as well.

Hope this helps,
Charles Belov
SFMTA Webmaster
Received on Thursday, 9 September 2010 20:16:31 GMT

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