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

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 03:53:36 -0800 (PST)
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1656232972.698.1322394816280.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
Tab 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"?

Yeah, that seems fine.

Cheers,

John Daggett
Received on Sunday, 27 November 2011 11:54:03 GMT

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