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Re: [css-counter-styles] Case sensitivity of predefined names?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 13:52:19 -0500
Message-ID: <54F20E63.9060608@inkedblade.net>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
CC: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 02/27/2015 11:35 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 4:21 PM, Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 28, 2015 at 2:04 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-counter-styles/#the-counter-style-rule
>>>>
>>>> Counter style names are case-sensitive. However, the names defined in
>>>> this specification are ASCII lower-cased on parse wherever they are
>>>> used as counter styles, e.g. in the list-style set of properties, in
>>>> the @counter-style rule, and in the counter() functions.
>>>
>>>
>>> What does "the names defined in this specification" refer to exactly? Is
>>> it the counter style names defined in sections 6. Simple Predefined Counter
>>> Styles and 7. Complex Predefined Counter Styles, but not 8. Additional
>>> Predefined Counter Styles? (Since the "additional" ones are not actually
>>> defined these but in another document).
>>
>> I think your understanding (as well as my understanding when I implement
>> this) is correct. The "additional" ones are not *defined* in *this*
>> document.
>
> Yup. Read the spec literally, don't overthink it.

The i18nwg is planning to rename their spec to avoid this confusion.
Once they do that, we can update this section title to match.

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 28 February 2015 18:52:48 UTC

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