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Re: [css3-lists] maintainance of counter styles WAS: Khmer consonants as list markers

From: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 18:33:13 +0200
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "Sylvain Galineau" <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <op.whq6xno54p7avi@localhost.localdomain>
On Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:36:00 +0200, Sylvain Galineau  
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:

> [Florian Rivoal:]
>> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>> >> I suppose this all boils down to why we don't want to define this
>> >> normatively.
>> >> If we think it'd be harmful for browsers to ship with these
>> >> definitions built-in then I'm not sure why we'd want to tell authors
>> >> to use them.
>> Authors can check that the proposed list do what they want, and are free
>> not to use them if they don't, and to publish fixed versions if they  
>> find
>> a fix. If they're built into the browser, and turn out to be wrong, we  
>> may
>> be stuck with wrong definitions using a valuable part of the name space.
> I wouldn't assume anyone will dutifully check for updates to this list  
> and
> adjust their content.

That's not the assumption I am making. Instead, I am thinking that
authors will look at their content, and either decide that the current
definition works for them, in which case they won't need to update,
or that it doesn't, in which case they'll write their own or file
a bug about the definitions.
Received on Friday, 20 July 2012 16:33:46 UTC

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