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Re: Fwd: [CSSWG][css-lists-3] Updated WD of CSS Lists Level 3

From: Janina Sajka <janina@rednote.net>
Date: Thu, 2 May 2019 05:37:32 -0400
To: W3C WAI Accessible Platform Architectures <public-apa@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20190502093732.GC2296@rednote.net>

The below will be of interest given our discussion during the APA
telecon of 1 May and creation of Action-2193:


fantasai writes:
> The CSS WG has published an updated Working Draft of the
> CSS Lists Module Level 3:
>     https://www.w3.org/TR/css-lists-3/
> The Lists module covers list-styling options such as changing counter styles
> and marker position as well as automatic counters and numbering; Level 3
> introduces
>   * integration with the new counter styles in CSS Counter Styles L3
>       https://www.w3.org/TR/css-counter-styles-3/
>   * additional control over marker positioning
>   * styling via the ::marker pseudo-element introduced in css-pseudo-4
>   * the new counter-set property
>   * the automagic 'list-item' counter, which allows referencing and manipulating
>     the default list numbers
> Note in particular that the 'list-item' counter interacts with the automatic
> numbering features in the HTML spec. See
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/css-lists-3/#list-item-counter
> This is a significant and overdue redraft of Level 3: some experimental features
> were dropped and the whole draft has been streamlined and tightened up, shifting
> the draft from "please don't try to implement this" to "pretty reliable". However,
> there are still some open issues against Chapter 4 (Automatic Numbering with
> Counters), and we recommend continuing to use CSS2.1 as the definitive reference
> for those features until L3 has been fully synchronized with it.
> Significant changes are listed at:
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/2019/WD-css-lists-3-20190425/#changes-20140320
> Many thanks to Mozilla (Mats Palmgren, David Baron, and Emilio Cobos Álvarez)
> for their detailed feedback this round.
> Please review the draft, and send any comments to the www-style mailing list,
> <www-style@w3.org>, prefixed with [css-lists-3] (as I did on this message) or
> (preferably) file them in the GitHub repository at
>   https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues
> For the CSS WG,
> ~fantasai


Janina Sajka

Linux Foundation Fellow
Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup:	http://a11y.org

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair, Accessible Platform Architectures	http://www.w3.org/wai/apa
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