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Re: [css3-lists] 'glyphs' descriptor poorly named

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 19:20:13 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCHHbGYWUeviihS7yS0iWMEdypkg2TdoA96coHsuJGHGQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 7:18 PM, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:
> The @counter-style rule defined in CSS3 Lists specifies two descriptors,
> 'glyphs' and 'additive-glyphs'.  I think these are both namely
> inappropriately since the lists associated with these descriptors are
> lists of *characters*, not of glyphs.
>
> These are really lists of characters used for markers so I would instead
> suggest 'markers' and 'additive-markers' instead.
>
> I would like this marked as an issue in the current draft.

Hmm.  I agree that "glyphs" isn't an ideal name here, but I don't
think "markers" is either, given that they're used to *construct*
markers.  Maybe "symbols"?

~TJ
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