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Re: Proposing new values for list-style-type

From: Amir E. Aharoni <amir.aharoni@mail.huji.ac.il>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:39:27 +0300
Message-ID: <CACtNa8sLjkuvsdFXYbcVGue9mtwJ5vVaiY3NovJk38ROYRYdcg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Xidorn Quan <me@upsuper.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
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‫בתאריך יום ד׳, 16 בספט׳ 2020 ב-19:17 מאת ‪Tab Atkins Jr.‬‏ <‪

> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:51 AM Xidorn Quan <me@upsuper.org> wrote:
> > Nowadays the CSS working group mainly uses GitHub to track spec changes,
> so the proper way would be to create a new issue in
> https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts. However, given that we already have
> @counter-style spec'ed and implemented in Firefox, I don't think it's very
> likely CSSWG would be willing to accept new builtin counter styles.
> >
> > I would instead suggest that you create a new issue or pull request
> against https://github.com/w3c/predefined-counter-styles to add these
> styles to the ready-made list. And as you can see in this list, there are
> just too many styles that can be added, and it's probably not a great idea
> to build all of them into CSS.
> Yup, the CSSWG ended up deciding, after we'd created @counter-style,
> to only predefine (in the browser) the handful of counter styles that
> previously existed in implementations, for legacy-compat reasons, and
> the handful of counter styles we knew about that couldn't be expressed
> in @counter-style.
Thanks for the response! Is the decision not to add any more predefined
styles documented anywhere publicly? Mostly for my curiosity :)
Received on Friday, 18 September 2020 12:39:51 UTC

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