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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:21:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA2dt34EPOWfL6EVXLxDd+F+rVeksUr6hHnVvV=xx4Dzw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

Do you mean this paragraph?
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#typedef-counter-style-name

~TJ
Received on Monday, 24 February 2014 22:22:48 UTC

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