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Re: [css-counter-styles] the term "negative-capable" is confusing

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2014 10:25:21 +0900
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA5V4yk+2VuH7R6s18Dy8A+_xf3QuXuuUYNrCr0fm-P-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 7:03 AM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> I find the term "negative-capable" defined in
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#negative-capable to be
> quite confusing when I see it outside of the context of its
> definition (particularly in code).
>
> In particular, negative-capable sounds like a construct that relates
> to the range of a counter style, which this concept does not.
>
> As an alternative, I'd suggest the term "uses a negative sign".

Sounds good to me.  Changed.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 19 May 2014 01:26:09 UTC

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