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Re: [css3-lists] Split @counter-style out?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 18:15:36 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC9s64K4pf6b_Myf4U2n_vOQM0eFS52PgbqO8xOVVVqbA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Sylvain Galineau
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> [Tab Atkins Jr.:]
>> The Lists 3 module has been sitting at WD for several months now, because
>> a few pieces (mostly marker positioning) need more review before I'm
>> comfortable requesting LC for it.  (By the way, review marker positioning
>> so I can request LC for it!)
>> However, fantasai pointed out in private conversation during the f2f that
>> the @counter-style part of the spec has received decent review and
>> interest, and could proceed independently of the stuff about marker
>> positioning and the like.
>> Would anyone object if I pulled the @counter-style and symbols() function
>> out into a separate spec that I could then request LC for?  I could
>> perhaps push it into the http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/ spec
>> so we could have a proper argument over what styles to make normatively
>> required again.
>> ^_^
> How much work would you estimate is left for marker positioning that it
> Justifies spinning up a new draft, getting FWPW etc. ? I guess I'm not
> sure why y you wouldn't move the marker positioning to L4 and LC
> the rest now?

Not much work - it's just a matter of sanity-checking the proposed
algorithms, since they're slightly different than every current
browser (though very similar to IE9's behavior).  It's just that
nobody's been interested enough to do so.

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