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Re: [css3-gcpm] [css3-lists] Moving the list-related chapter of GCPM to Lists

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 01:53:28 +0100
Message-ID: <20161.47112.133443.547327@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Also sprach Tab Atkins Jr.:

 > >  > > which is a shorthand for:
 > >  > >
 > >  > > @counter-style daggers {
 > >  > >   type: non-repeating;
 > >  > >   glyphs: "*" "\2020" "\2021" "\A7" "#";
 > >  > > }
 > >  >
 > >  > Would you really want non-repeating?  The quintessential example you
 > >  > use, footnotes, should probably be done with the 'symbolic' type
 > >  > instead (that's what the symbols() function now defaults to).
 > >  > 'repeating' might be a better generic choice, too.
 > >
 > > Yes, 'symbolic' is probably better.
 > 
 > I've logged an issue about it in the spec.

Thanks. I can live with the braces, like this:

  @counter-style daggers { glyphs: "*" "\2020" "\2021" "\A7" "#" }

if we can make 'type: non-repeating' default. 

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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