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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-lists] Contradictory normative requirements for implicit 'list-item' counter? (#4167)

From: Domenic Denicola via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 13:47:09 +0000
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> For HTML, "setting up list item styling in their UA style sheet and presentational hint style mappings" will need to correspond to something like (and I'm not yet entirely sure of these rules):

Right, OK, my bad. I totally missed that the "should" requirement specifies a particular mechanism to be used. I guess in that case HTML is not currently following the "should" requirement.

Do you think it's a problem that it seems impossible for HTML to follow the "should" requirement without magic child counters, or [other unspecified mechanisms](https://groups.google.com/d/msg/mozilla.dev.platform/5V37Xg997Mg/Ei-2XJNJAwAJ)?

> I'll assume you meant those selectors to be li rather than ol?

I'm not sure. Example 16 applies counter-increment to `ol.evens`, and example 17 applies content: to `ol::marker`. Maybe those are just typos.

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