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

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 17:36:05 +0000
Message-ID: <53370485.9070103@exyr.org>
To: www-style@w3.org
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

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Simon Sapin
Received on Saturday, 29 March 2014 17:36:31 UTC

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