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Subject: Spec: clarification of "restart numbering" feature.

(Spec: 4.3.2)

text:restart-numbering restarts the numbering of a list and "surrounding lists".
This means a list level 4 can force a restart on all lists, from levels 1 to 10?
I fail to see the point - and I fail to find how to activate this in OOo.

> If the attribute is applied to a list item in an unordered list, it affects 
> the numbering of all surrounding ordered lists and ordered lists that are contained within the item. 
This sentence gives more details for the case where it's applied to an unordered list,
but details are missing for the case where it's applied to an ordered list.
The terms ordered/unordered refer to the initial OOo tag names, and are a bit confusing
to the reader not aware of that. This only applies to numbered paragraphs anyway,
doesn't it? Restarting the numbering of a bullet makes no sense.

Now, for the text:start-value attribute, the spec says:
> Unlike the text:restart-numbering attribute, it restarts the numbering of the current list only.
> only affect the current list level.
I initially thought this means that lists contained within the item are not restarted,
especially since 1) the above paragraph about restart-numbering explicitely said they were
2) initial testing in OOo seemed to indicate the contrary, but this is only because OOo
doesn't renumber existing items when changing the "restart-numbering" attribute
of a parent list item.... After redoing it properly I found that it indeed _does_
affect the child lists. 

I think this needs clarification.
* the restart-numbering spec should be clarified, in particular wrt unordered vs ordered.
* the start-value spec should explicitely say "and lists contained within the item"

David Faure, faure@kde.org, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
Konqueror (http://www.konqueror.org), and KOffice (http://www.koffice.org).

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