Re: HTML 3.0 suggestion

Rainer Klute (klute@nads.de)
Wed, 27 Sep 1995 17:07:53 +0100


Message-Id: <199509271607.RAA24236@heike.nads.de>
To: "Charlie E. Speight" <speight@cs.unc.edu>
Cc: Carl Benker <benker@ceco.ceco.com>, www-html@www0.cern.ch,
Subject: Re: HTML 3.0 suggestion 
In-Reply-To: Your message of Wed, 27 Sep 1995 10:49:14 -0400.
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Date: Wed, 27 Sep 1995 17:07:53 +0100
From: Rainer Klute <klute@nads.de>

>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.

That's no problem at all. If th closing </li> isn't there
explicitly, it's still there *implicitly*. For example,

<ul>
<li><p>foo
<li><p>bar
</ul>

and 

<ul>
<li><p>foo</p></li>
<li><p>bar</p></li>
</ul>

are equivalent.

Best regards
Rainer Klute

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