Re: HTML 3.0 suggestion

Keith M. Corbett (kmc@specialform.com)
Thu, 28 Sep 1995 07:41:09 -0400


Message-Id: <199509282346.TAA23776@zork.tiac.net>
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 1995 07:41:09 -0400
To: benker@ceco.ceco.com (Carl Benker), www-html@w3.org
From: "Keith M. Corbett" <kmc@specialform.com>
Subject: Re: HTML 3.0 suggestion
Cc: www-html@www0.cern.ch, www-html@www0.cern.ch


>which is the Sept. 22 draft of the HTML 2.0 spec doesn't show
>a </LI> tag.  Section 5.6.1 of the draft shows the use of
>list elements and doesn't present the closing </LI> tag.  The

It would be nice if the specification document examples were complete, but
that would make for a much longer document. The SGML DTD is part of the
formal specification, and where the document is silent on an issue on which
the DTD is explicit, assume the DTD is correct.  

>only reason that this has come up is that on some browsers,
>not using a </LI> tag results in a list being displayed
>horizontally instead of vertically. 

These browsers are broken.

\\kmc