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Re: [css-counter-styles] position keywords in list-style

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:01:38 +0100
Message-ID: <533C4272.5030103@exyr.org>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On 29/03/2014 17:36, Simon Sapin wrote:
> On 29/03/2014 04:29, Xidorn Quan wrote:
>> If there is more than one position keywords, namely 'inside' and
>> 'outside', appear in list-style, should we accept one of them as the
>> identifier for list-style-type or simply reject the whole property as a
>> syntax error?
>
> It should be rejected.
>
> The spec does not do so yet (that’s a bug to fix), but
> <counter-style-name> should be defined as a <custom-ident>, so that this
> restriction applies:
>
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-values/#custom-idents
>> an identifier that could be interpreted as a pre-defined keyword in
>> any position or multiplication of the <custom-ident> component value
>> is excluded, and is invalid as a <custom-ident> matching to that
>> component value

Looks like I spoke too fast, sorry. The WG is still undecided about what 
to do with <custom-ident> in shorthands:

http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/css/20140402#l-499


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Simon Sapin
Received on Wednesday, 2 April 2014 17:02:04 UTC

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