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[whatwg] List Headers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 19:23:04 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0902041922170.952@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 4 Feb 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > 
> > You can do this in HTML5, using <figure> and <legend>:
> > 
> >    <figure>
> >     <legend>A header for the list</legend>
> >     <ul>
> >      <li>List item</li>
> >      <li>List item</li>
> >      <li>List item</li>
> >     </ul>
> >    </figure>
> 
> "The figure element represents some flow content, optionally with a 
> caption, which can be moved away from the main flow of the document 
> without affecting the document's meaning."
> 
> I don't think this is usually the case for a list.

As Benjamin implied, I think it actually _is_ the case for lists that have 
headers. Counter-examples would be useful though.

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