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Re: CSS4 Selectors (was Re: Extend use of namespaces)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 19:02:51 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=4VEWFnx4WQaVW45UO5QwqLQRXm4n1fnmKObOX@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 21, 2010, at 12:16 PM, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
>> You're already forced to do stuff like this anyway in some cases.  For
>> instance, if you want to alternate between three styles of bullets for
>> <ul>,
>>
>> ul li { list-style-type: disc }
>> ul ul li { list-style-type: square }
>> ul ul ul li { list-style-type: circle }
>> ul ul ul ul li { list-style-type: disc }
>> ul ul ul ul ul li { list-style-type: square }
>> ul ul ul ul ul ul li { list-style-type: circle }
>> ul ul ul ul ul ul ul li { list-style-type: disc }
>> ul ul ul ul ul ul ul ul li { list-style-type: square }
>> ul ul ul ul ul ul ul ul ul li { list-style-type: circle }
>
> Maybe we need a 'nth-generation-of-type()' in CSS4 Selectors.

Are there really many cases beyond list-types for this, though?  The
cycle() function was proposed to solve this issue (though it certainly
needs some love to solve its issues).

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 02:03:43 GMT

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