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Re: [css3-lists] counters "self-nesting"

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 12:54:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4EE1F6E5.8000508@kozea.fr>
To: Andrian Cucu <acucu@adobe.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Le 09/12/2011 12:48, Andrian Cucu a écrit :
> Hi,
> In that case, I find the wording "re-using a counter in a child element
> automatically creates a new instance of a counter" confusing - since I'm
> reusing the same counter in a child element and thus a new instance of the
> counter should be created.
> At the same time, my interpretation is that "a new instance of a counter"
> means a new counter scope - or does instance refer to something else?


As I understand it, a counter instance and scope are the same thing. The 
exact scoping behavior is described for each counter property later in 
the same section, but I agree: the introduction paragraph is confusing 
if not wrong.

Simon Sapin
Received on Friday, 9 December 2011 11:55:02 UTC

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