spaces and newlines before list markers (was: evolving the spec)
mar.nospam at anomy.net
Mon Mar 3 07:04:50 EST 2008
Aristotle Pagaltzis <pagaltzis at gmx.de> wrote:
> > What about setting "value" on each "li" instead?
> Equally deprecated.
The HTML spec authors have admitted that they believe this particular
change was a mistake on their behalf.
All browsers support the value attribute on <ol> <li>s, and there are
numerous real world use-cases for allowing continuations of ordered
I for one, would like to see markdown support...
that interrupt and then continue
Basic support for implied <ol type=""> attributes would also be nice...
C. where the third item refers to list-item "A" above
(which becomes non-sensial if the browser renders
the list as 1. 2. 3...)
iii. as well
...although I realise that over-zealous auto-detection algorithms
would cause problems with sencences/lines starting with an abbrivated
proper name like this:
A. Lincoln was an US president, and Lyndon
B. Johnson was another.
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