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Re: [css3-lists] Published as WD!

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 22:27:57 -0700
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <3473C5E5-1EBB-48E0-B093-A126072FCB62@gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On May 31, 2011, at 8:55 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:47 AM, fantasai
> <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> I'm actually skeptical about the usefulness of 'hanging', and
>> prefer 'outside', assuming it has reasonable float-impact behavior.
>> I can't think of a use case for it, other than backwards-compat with
>> default HTML list styling.
> 
> More precisely, "backwards-compat with default HTML list styling in
> Firefox, Opera, and older IEs".  Newer IEs and Webkit render lists in
> ways that are closer to 'outside'.

Which is to say that backwards compatibility is not really an issue, because we had inconsistency already. 
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