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Re: [css-content] Restructuring CSS Generated Content

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:59:22 -0500
To: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20141110185922.089919b4.liam@w3.org>
On Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:25:55 -0500
Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com> wrote:

> It's time to de-outofdatify CSS Generated Content Module Level 3 


> A. Removing the section on pseudo-elements, as that's now it's own spec.
> B. Removing the counters and numbering section, as that's now in css-lists.
I'd suggest for the next pub cycle leaving "empty" sections with pointers, as it may be a bit bewildering for people otherwise.

> C. Replacing the section on named strings with the corresponding section
> from GCPM.
This part of GCPM is a bit iffy (I think they ought to be named objects that can hold nodelists as well as strings) but maybe moving it will make it easier to work on it.

> D. Adding leaders, x-refs, and bookmarks from GCPM per WG resolution.
good - are you using the W3C GCPM leaders or the HÃ¥kon leaders? (as I recall, there's a difference in the "style", and in getting them to align, but I could be mistaken.

> E. The icon property is both here and in CSS-UI, and is marked at-risk
> there. Should I delete it here, or should it move from CSS-UI?
> F. Things like content: square are in this draft, and at least one of the
> PDF formatters supports them.But the way they are defined is actively
> anti-interoperable (the suggestions for square include three different
> unicode characters).  Should this be deleted?
Is it useful? If so, let's fix it.

> G. All material related to 'pending', 'move-to', and such hasn't been
> expunged from the document yet, but will be.
Same comment as removing above. An alternative is to move the IDs of the corresponding sections to the changelog, so links to the removed parts of the document will instead point to the changelog saying where they went.

Sounds good overall.

Where does this level element(selector, move|copy) ?

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