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Re: [css3-lists] Published as WD!

From: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:39:48 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vyvhsmvcbunlto@oyvinds-desktop>
On Sun, 17 Jul 2011 16:02:54 +0200, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin  
<aharon@google.com> wrote:

> I've just re-read the current (dated July 14) lists module spec after
> a long hiatus and am trying to make sure I understand what the bottom
> line is re mixed-direction lists. Please correct me where I go wrong.
> 1. For a list-item-position:outside list item, the content of a marker
> is in a separate paragraph for bidi purposes. Its paragraph direction
> is taken from the list container's direction.

The spec seems to be missing details on how this is supposed to work.

> 2. For a list-item-position:outside list item, the marker box is
> horizontally flush against one side of the list item box. It is the
> "start" side relative to the list container's direction. Thus, the
> list item's text-align affects the position of both the list item and
> the marker.

The way I read it text-align just affects the text in the list item itself  
(or rather, the alignment of inline boxes in the lineboxes contained by  
the list-item's principal box, or something like that). Not the /position/  
of the list item or the marker.

Øyvind Stenhaug
Core Norway, Opera Software ASA
Received on Tuesday, 19 July 2011 15:40:17 UTC

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