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Re: [css3-lists] upper-hexadecimal vs. hexadecimal & text-transform

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 10:03:57 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB2U07ycxdyVTmnmFDniuKnhcx4=UUc6A9TXkHTkZEDHA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com>
Cc: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:10 AM, Øyvind Stenhaug <oyvinds@opera.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Nov 2011 17:34:03 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Of the remaining, in Chrome the manual ::before-based ones respect
>> text-transform.  The ones that use normal markers and put
>> text-transform on the list or list-item don't, but I suspect that's
>> because we manually reference a shortlist of properties when
>> generating the markers manually, and text-transform isn't on that
>> list.  When they become "real" pseudo-elements as ::marker, they
>> should receive all the properties through inheritance like normal.
>> Firefox and Opera are the same, but IE honors text-transform in all
>> the cases it can (just not when it's specified on ::marker, again
>> because that's not yet recognized).
> In a somewhat recent list marker fixup (should be present in Opera Next) we
> actually consciously avoided inheriting things like text-transform because
> we figured it would be unexpected to have e.g. list-style:lower-roman
> overridden by text-transform:uppercase.

That's a useful detail to know.  Is there anything else you thought
shouldn't inherit?  Was a comprehensive review done, or was it just a
spot decision about that one property?

Received on Tuesday, 22 November 2011 18:04:48 UTC

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