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Re: [css3-lists] upper-hexadecimal vs. hexadecimal & text-transform

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:30:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCkj_EcnfO4O5SBaf82RPDBC-7aaWWBaV56jz=N=CQDGA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Cc: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 9:23 AM, Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Nov 2011 19:03:57 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:10 AM, Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
>> wrote:
>>> In a somewhat recent list marker fixup (should be present in Opera Next)
>>> we
>>> actually consciously avoided inheriting things like text-transform
>>> because
>>> we figured it would be unexpected to have e.g. list-style:lower-roman
>>> overridden by text-transform:uppercase.
>>
>> That's a useful detail to know.  Is there anything else you thought
>> shouldn't inherit?  Was a comprehensive review done, or was it just a
>> spot decision about that one property?
>
> Something in between, I suppose. Some other related properties were also
> considered. Did a brief re-visit just now, looking at IE9, Firefox nightly
> and 3.6, Webkit dev, Opera and Opera Next:
>
> text-transform: applied by IE
> font-style, font-weight, font-family: applied by all
> font-variant: applied by IE and WebKit
> text-decoration: applied for 'inside' only by Fx3.6 and Opera Next (seemed
> to make some sense but we'll probably revert this now that we're the odd one
> out)
> letter-spacing: applied by all except Fx
>
> Maybe this could be represented by a set of UA declarations on ::marker?

Yeah, for the ones that aren't honored it's easy to add a declaration
setting it to 'initial'.  I'll start a new thread about
'text-transform', 'font-variant', and 'text-decoration'.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 23 November 2011 17:30:56 GMT

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