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Re: [css-counter-styles-3] Font for symbolic counter style

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:30:50 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDfos1yBeR0SQZAxnk4artPshQO-d3HYB7uLBVJ=O9Fjw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
> In WeasyPrint and PrinceXML, the disc is rendered as a U+2022 BULLET
> character, which in Ahem is also a big square. This is what should happen in
> my understanding of the Lists 3 and Counter Style drafts. Browsers, however,
> still show a disc.
> So, should css-counter-styles-3 say something about the font used to render
> symbolic counter styles such as 'disc'?

No, the exact rendering of the predefined symbolic styles is
explicitly left undefined, with browsers being given a choice of using
a particular character (with several suggestions given, but nothing
required), or a browser-generated image that looks similar to the
intended rendering. Note the paragraph immediately following the
stylesheet in the predefined symbolic section.

So, everyone's perfectly compliant so far.

Received on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:31:37 UTC

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