Re: CSS3: Suggestion for another list-style-type

> We certainly could more explicitly talk about the effects that
> list-style-type has on the ::marker pseudoelement.
> No reason to think about deprecating list-style-type, though.  In
> addition to making it easier to type a small subset of possible
> <glyph> values, it does a large number of ordered list types that are
> more annoying to create explicitly with counters.

Yes, you are right. I got mixed up between selectors and properties. Sorry 
for that...

What I actually meant was to have list-style-type property become valid and 
common for the ::marker selector.

In that case we can get rid of the content property and define a custom 
string using the list-style-type property, having its definition expanded by 
<string>. This way the look of a ::marker depended only on one single 
property. Not either this, or sometimes that, or other times another. See my 

Axel Dahmen 

Received on Saturday, 27 March 2010 20:04:50 UTC