ISSUE-53: List item marker display and position

List item marker display and position

State:
CLOSED
Product:
html
Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
2011-06-20
Description:
This is a part of the proposals made by the "Additional Requirements for Bidi in HTML" W3C First Public Working Draft. For a full description of the use cases, please see http://www.w3.org/International/docs/html-bidi-requirements/#lists. Here is the proposal made there:

The HTML specification should state that, by default, the markers of all "list-style-position:outside" items should disregard the list item element's computed direction, using the list element's computed direction instead for the marker's display and positioning.

CSS will provide means to control this. If the CSS default in this respect must differ, the default stylesheet should achieve the default behavior specified above.

Furthermore, the list marker text will be directionally isolated from the list item text, appearing in its own UBA paragraph.

Please add comments to bugzilla:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10824


IMPORTANT: This issue was moved from our old review tracking system to the new tracker system. For previous mail relating to this issue, see: http://www.w3.org/Search/Mail/Public/advanced_search?keywords=&hdr-1-name=subject&hdr-1-query=%20list%20item%20marker%20display%20and%20position&hdr-2-name=from&hdr-2-query=&hdr-3-name=message-id&hdr-3-query=&index-grp=Member__FULL+Public__FULL&index-type=t&type-index=public-i18n-bidi%40w3.org&resultsperpage=20&sortby=date
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Related emails:
  1. [minutes] i18n telecon 2011-07-21 (from ishida@w3.org on 2011-07-22)
  2. Fwd: Re: HTML5 alert ! Please read. (from ishida@w3.org on 2011-07-22)
  3. I18N-ISSUE-53: List item marker display and position [HTML5-bidi] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2011-06-20)

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