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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2019 19:01:08 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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> It works fine if it's done through the UA style sheet. If you think it needs to be magic, let's file an issue so we can discuss it.

It doesn't work thru the UA stylesheet:

1. That requires that it show up in the serialization of the computed value of 'counter-increment', which no browser does, and which Firefox tried to do but backed off from.
2. It means that any non-initial value for counter-increment needs to explicitly reproduce the 'list-item' behavior. I don't think it's reasonable to allow people to ignore 'list-item' for the *CSS* inherent behavior, but require them to pay attention to it for the *HTML* inherent behavior.

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