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Re: [Moderator Action] Footnote discussions

From: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2015 11:30:47 -0500
Message-ID: <CADxXqOzmGiCPVnH=Ou2BcZv7eo98VcX+O+uNsspnoF4MBa-_ww@mail.gmail.com>
To: David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
Cc: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, Charles LaPierre <charlesl@benetech.org>, Bill Kasdorf <bkasdorf@apexcovantage.com>, Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>, George Kerscher <kerscher@montana.com>, "public-digipub-ig@w3.org" <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, Matt Garrish <matt.garrish@bell.net>
On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 11:28 AM, David MacDonald <david100@sympatico.ca>
wrote:

> I'm not sure if its beyond the scope of HTML but certainly authoring tools
> could do this. I think the autonumbering is one of the keys to the success
> of notes in MS Word.
>
>
CSS can do this with counters and the content property. Part of the
proposal should be a default user agent stylesheet.  I'll also raise the
issue with the CSSWG, which has been working on footnotes for decades.

Dave
Received on Tuesday, 3 February 2015 16:31:15 UTC

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