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Re: [css3-lists] of lists and castles

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 17:20:59 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinEWzgWW2AkCFdabTaM1Hi6aZLKEA@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 5:00 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 04/25/2011 04:11 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 9:42 AM, Tab Atkins Jr.<jackalmage@gmail.com>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Okay, then.  I think the styles are valuable to support, given that
>>> they are used in real life.  Should we perhaps just limit the styles
>>> to the range 0-9999?  That would cut out a decent chunk of complexity
>>> (as it would limit them to a single "group") and still support the
>>> *vast* majority of use-cases.
>>>
>>> I'd have to review, but I think this would also allow me to define
>>> several of them using the 'additive' type.  A few would still have to
>>> be explicitly defined (the Chinese ones, in particular, due to the
>>> zero-collapsing rule they have), but it would be less than the current
>>> set.
>>
>> Upon review, yes, I could do the Japanese and Korean styles as simple
>> additive styles if I limited them to the range [0,9999] (or
>> [-9999,9999]).  Chinese would still have to be specially defined, but
>> it would be significantly simpler if also limited to that range.
>>
>> This seems like an adequate compromise - 10k should be enough for anyone,
>> right?
>
> I suggest first publishing a draft with what you have now, and then cutting
> it down later. Even if it doesn't wind up in CSS3 Lists, it's probably
> useful
> information for other people, and we might want to use those algorithms in a
> spec at some point in the future.

Of course you say that immediately *after* I finish most of the edits
needed to make this happen.  ^_^  (I can stash them for now, I just
wanted to see how it would look with the changes.)

~TJ
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