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Re: (Un)Ordered lists

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 18:24:06 +0100
Message-ID: <46CB1FB6.5070205@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
CC: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>, public-html@w3.org

Simon Pieters wrote:

> The distinction is that <ol> isn't necessarily appropriate just because 
> the items come in a particular order. They may for instance be sorted 
> alphabetically but the order doesn't actually matter. I think the spec 
> needs to be clearer on this point.
> http://www.autisticcuckoo.net/archive.php?id=2007/08/07/lists discusses 
> this issue.

I would be very happy for Autistic Cuckoo's clarification to
appear as a gloss : "A list is an ordered list if changing the
order of the list items change[s] the meaning of the list as a whole."

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