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Re: [css-counter-styles] bikeshedding @counter-style override

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:00:13 -0700
Message-ID: <533A0F9D.1000205@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/31/2014 10:05 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 6:45 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>> Was just thinking about the 'override' descriptor, which doesn't
>> really specify a style to override but one to tweak and save
>> under a different name...
>>
>> What about renaming it to 'base-style'?
>
> It lets you override the descriptors of an existing style, thus the name.

Except it doesn't actually override the descriptors of an existing style.
It copies them into a new style and lets you tweak that.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 1 April 2014 01:00:41 UTC

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