Re: HTML 3.0 suggestion

Charlie E. Speight (speight@cs.unc.edu)
Wed, 27 Sep 1995 10:49:14 -0400 (EDT)


Date: Wed, 27 Sep 1995 10:49:14 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Charlie E. Speight" <speight@cs.unc.edu>
To: Carl Benker <benker@ceco.ceco.com>
Cc: www-html@www0.cern.ch
Subject: Re: HTML 3.0 suggestion
In-Reply-To: <9509271421.AA16545@ceco.ceco.com>
Message-Id: <Pine.ULT.3.90.950927104628.14726C-100000@billings>



On Wed, 27 Sep 1995, Carl Benker wrote:

> 
> Hi,
> 
> How about making list items "containerized"?
> 
> EX.
> 
> <LI></LI>
> 
> The addition of the </LI> tag will give a definite end to list items.
> 
>
just a question: if a HTML 3.0 demanded that List items were 
"containerized", what percentage of HTML documents already in circulation 
would be rendered incorrectly? 80%? 90%?


INsuring backwards compatability is the number one concern.



 
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