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Re: [css3-lists] scoping and display: list-item

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 08:54:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAHSS+k58whHdcyvSAvSXLxxu7wE=DoJpoHqLmoA09Suw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr> wrote:
> Le 07/12/2011 17:35, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
>> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 8:07 AM, Simon Sapin<simon.sapin@kozea.fr>  wrote:
>>>
>>> >  Speaking of scope: elements with "display: list-item" increment the
>>> >  list-item counter. Is that with the same scoping rules as
>>> > counter-increment?
>>> >  Namely, if the counter is not in scope at this point, a new counter is
>>> >  created with the usual scoping rules.
>>
>> That functionality is actually implemented*via*  those properties,
>>
>> down in the UA stylesheet.
>>
>
> The UA stylesheet only suggests in a comment that it is:
>
> li {
>        display: list-item;
>        /* counter-increment: list-item; (implied by display: list-item) */
> }

Indeed, you're right.  Fixed now - I explain precisely what it means
for a list item to "increment the list-item counter".

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 7 December 2011 16:55:48 GMT

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