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Re: [css-counter-styles] Where can symbols() be used?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 8 Jun 2013 01:59:12 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCj9iq2AAjL8sTf+nb+iyt=SvbTiGVk6PHHv2NORvWakQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 11:58 PM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> This spec defines a symbols() function (as a <symbols-function> grammar
> term) but nothing that uses it.
>
> I think that this spec needs to:
>
> 1. Define a <counter-style> grammar term:
>
>     <counter-style> = <counter-style-name> | <symbols-function>
>
> 2. Import the section of Lists 3 that defines the counter() and counters()
> in terms of <counter-style>
>
> 3. Perhaps also import the definition of the 'list-style-type' property,
> also using <counter-style>. But this is a bit awkward without the other
> 'list-style-*' properties …
>
>
> The larger point is that CSS 2.1 + Counter Styles should be well-defined
> without Lists 3. After all, advancing Counter Styles without the rest of
> Lists is why we split them in the first place…

Done - added an "Extending 'list-style-type', ..." section.

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 8 June 2013 08:59:58 UTC

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