Re: SRC attribute for HR/UL/DIR/MENU?

Erik Aronesty (
Mon, 17 Jun 1996 06:01:00 -0700

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From: Erik Aronesty <>
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Subject: RE: SRC attribute for HR/UL/DIR/MENU? 
Date: Mon, 17 Jun 1996 06:01:00 -0700

The <LIST> tag implies a <HEADING> tag with a LEVEL variable ... instead

>Sent: 	Monday, June 17, 1996 4:48 AM
>Subject: 	Re: SRC attribute for HR/UL/DIR/MENU? 
>In message <> 17 Jun 1996
>16:09:37, wrote:
>> About a SRC attribute for UL, LI, HR, and so on: i fully
>> support this idea and am also quite surprised and disappointed
>> to find it missing from the HTML 3.2 spec.
>> Why on earth was it removed?!
>Well, if you consider the fact that OL and UL should be
>gathered in a single element called for instance LIST with
>generic attributes giving the kind of the list (ordered, unordered,
>the kind of order if any (numeric, alpha lower case, alpha upper case,
>...) and the source of the bullet if any, this lack leaves
>open the field of a good structuration of these elements later on.
>But, even if there are hard discussions about the public identifier
>of HTML X.X, no browser uses it and we still have to think about
>backward compatibility, which should be managed using DTD
>declaration... :-(