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Re: [css3-lists] Should some properties not inherit into markers?

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 12:07:19 +0100
To: www-style@w3.org, "Peter Moulder" <peter.moulder@monash.edu>
Message-ID: <op.v5f6ihl1bunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Thu, 24 Nov 2011 01:38:06 +0100, Peter Moulder  
<peter.moulder@monash.edu> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 09:44:19AM -0800, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> So, I propose adding "::marker { text-transform: initial; }" to the
>> Lists 3 UA stylesheet.  Thoughts?
> That approach won't have any effect on 'content' use.  A use case where
> this might matter is for page headings, when one might grab a section
> heading and its number for an <h2> element and uppercase it for purposes
> of the page heading (while the h2 use displays it in mixed case).

You mean e.g. for

h2:before {
     content: counter(subsection, lower-alpha);


None of the browsers I tested currently suppress text-transform in that  
case. Authors can of course accomplish this by adding the appropriate  
declaration themselves. (This is not possible for list markers in CSS 2.1  
since ::marker doesn't exist there).

Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Thursday, 24 November 2011 11:08:05 UTC

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