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RE: FW: indenting

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 1999 09:57:44 -0500
Message-ID: <01BF46E6.8C603180.bbailey@clark.net>
To: "'Charles McCathieNevile'" <charles@w3.org>
Cc: "'Web Accessibility Initiative'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Charles (et al),

That is good news.  Can anyone site some good examples of this?  I would even (grin) give Amaya another chance to see this in action.

So, if CSS supports cascading paragraph (list) numbers, why did the WCAG authors have to put the numbers in by hand?

Oh yes.  Harassing Microsoft and Netscape is oh SO productive.

-- Bruce Bailey

On Wednesday, December 15, 1999 2:16 AM, Charles McCathieNevile [SMTP:charles@w3.org] wrote:
> Actually, CSS2 does support cascading numbers. Harass the makers of your
> browser...
> 
> On Tue, 14 Dec 1999, Bruce Bailey wrote:
>>  It is interesting to me that even with HTML 4 and CSS that OL is still not 
>>  robust enough to support "cascading" paragraph numbers.  For example, I 
>>  would like, given a suitable style sheet, for <LI> to be able to generate 
>>  something like 3.1.2 or C1ii) -- for the second item in the first 
>>  sub-section of the third section.  Am I correct that this is not possible? 
>>   I was sorry to see that the WCAG (for example) puts in the paragraph 
>>  numbering by hand.  Is this by necessity, or for reasons of backwards 
>>  compatibility or  style?
Received on Wednesday, 15 December 1999 13:21:01 GMT

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