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Re: [css-counter-styles] question about redefining predefined styles

From: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:14:30 +1100
Message-ID: <CAMdq69_+H+FOY9m3i6hbut78cMxuf_7c0uOKO5s684dwHBvqQA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 8:18 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 2:59 AM, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> According to the spec, it seems that all predefined styles except
>> 'decimal' could be redefined by authors via @counter-style. My
>> question is that, should the new defination affect other predefined
>> styles depend on it? For example, if 'cjk-decimal' is redefined,
>> should 'japanese-informal' fallback to the predefined 'cjk-decimal' or
>> the new one? I prefer it to only depend on the name, which means the
>> new one wins here.
>>
>> I think this behavior, including the redefinablity of predefined
>> styles, should be clearly noted in section "'@counter-style' rule".
>
> Yes, it depends only on the name.  This is already specified, in that
> the 'fallback' descriptor only talks about names, and the normative
> definitions of the various types all use the normal 'fallback'
> descriptor.  Nothing else needs to be said, normatively.
>
> I could add a note somewhere if you think it's unclear, though.  If
> you'd like this, where do you think it would be appropriate?

I think the note should follow the paragraph with the term
'<counter-style-name>' highlight.

- Xidorn
Received on Monday, 24 February 2014 22:15:37 UTC

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