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Re: [css3-lists] Published as WD!

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 19:10:20 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA2pK-p8H1MamD25jUw7bRVRn3duMmHt2_hexFqCm_RtA@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 4:36 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> On 07/19/2011 03:51 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 3:24 PM, fantasai<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
>>>  wrote:
>>>> s/we/I/ since that was not a WG decision. Note also that we have explicit
>>>> resolutions on this exact issue stating that "list-item-position:
>>>> outside"
>>>> places the marker on the start side of the list-item based on the
>>>> list-item's directionality.
>>>
>>> I couldn't find any such resolutions by searching my archives.
>>
>> http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css2.1#issue-162
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Apr/0275.html
>
> Ah, thank you!  I knew I was missing something, because I thought I
> remembered something along those lines when you mentioned it.
>
> Okay, I'll change things so that Lists agrees with 2.1.  I'll also add
> a property that controls the attachment (with the initial value
> matching 2.1's behavior), make position:marker consult that property
> when deciding where to position things, and set that property
> appropriately (to the desired all-on-the-same-side behavior) on
> <ol>/<ul> in the recommended default stylesheet.

I've now made those changes.  So list-style-position:outside is back
to its 2.1 behavior, and the marker-attachment property controls
whether you use the 2.1 behavior or the behavior that the i18nWG
proposed.

~TJ
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