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Re: [css-counter-styles-3] 'width' descriptor and negative counter values

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 14:31:10 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCJxHwXphsMucsU8c+g7TKAqjhiL8eB=nn2Js9D8FgGjg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 4:41 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The text for the 'width' descriptor of counter styles has this paragraph:
>
>> If the counter value is negative and the counter style is
>> negative-capable, reduce the width by one or two when determining how
>> many copies to prepend, depending on whether the ‘negative’
>> descriptor's value is one or two <symbol>s.
>
>
> Although the example afterwards clarifies the editor’s intent, I find this
> text unclear. What exactly is reduced?
>
> I suggest changing "reduce the width" to "reduce the specified <integer>
> value" or "reduce the minimum width".

Done - I explicitly talk about "minimum width", and am more explicit
about what you're doing with it.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 9 April 2013 21:31:56 UTC

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