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Re: Lists in paragraphs allowed by XMLspec DTD

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 17:54:09 -0400
Message-ID: <3B8EB601.EBAE1992@w3.org>
To: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@us.ibm.com>
Cc: spec-prod@w3.org
Arnaud Le Hors wrote:
> I think it's too late to make such a change to the DTD, it wouldn't be
> backward compatible. The DOM spec has instances of lists in paragraphs.
> The tool we use to generate the HTML simply closes the paragraph before
> the list begins and opens a new one when it ends. I'm sure the same can
> be done in the style sheet.

Not exactly in fact. We are cheating on this case since we don't close
the paragraph when we produce HTML4. Tidy close the paragraph during the
XHTML transformation. I don't think that the same can be done in the style

Good luck, Hugo.

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