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Re: [css3-lists] Where can the counter() function be used?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2012 11:26:19 -0400
Message-ID: <4FFAF81B.8060807@mit.edu>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 7/9/12 10:32 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> You must be missing something, since what you just described is how
> counters always work.  It's just that in the past they've been limited
> to being used in 'content' only.

Yes, but what that means in practice is that it involves a pretty 
complicated special-case for 'content'.  With very complicated change 
handling.  And in particular, a used value decidedly different from the 
computed value (which is not the case for most properties).

-Boris
Received on Monday, 9 July 2012 15:26:49 GMT

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