The CSS WG has published an updated Working Draft of the CSS Lists Module Level
This module contains CSS features related to list markers and counters:
styling them, positioning them, and manipulating their value.
This update contains a major clean-up of the “Automatic Numbering with
Counters” section, including fixing various sync errors against CSS2.1. It
should now be usable as a reference for implementation.
[See also announcement on the previous update, which was a rewrite of the
Major areas of work left include:
- Improving definitions for how list markers are positioned and
how they impact layout. (This is largely undefined at the moment.)
- Figuring out how to best support ol[reversed] list numbering for HTML.
i18n-related open issues include:
- https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/4209 [syntax for marker-side]
- https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/4202 ['direction' on markers]
a11y-related open issues include:
HTML-related open issues include:
- https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/4181 reversed list decrement
- https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/4211 reversed list start value
Please review the draft, and send any comments to <www-st...@w3.org>, prefixed
with [css-lists-3] (as I did on this message) or (preferably) file them in the
GitHub repository at
For the CSS WG,