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[whatwg] [HTML5] Named start values for lists?

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 14:41:15 +0300
Message-ID: <5F045B32-4EC0-4E66-AFB4-B711B3BF91CC@iki.fi>
On Jun 27, 2006, at 09:46, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> I recall similar suggestions made on www-html in the past.   
> Something like this could be useful:
>
> <ol id="part1">
>   <li>Item 1</li>
>   <li>Item 2</li>
>   <li>Item 3</li>
> </ol>
>
> <ol id="part2" continue="part1">
>   <li>Item 4</li>
>   <li>Item 5</li>
>   <li>Item 6</li>
> </ol>
>
> However, there are several issues that would need to be addressed:

Hopefully, the issue list adequately demonstrates that the continue  
attribute is way too complicated considering that the old start  
attribute solves the numbering problem in a very pragmatic way.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Wednesday, 28 June 2006 04:41:15 UTC

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