Re: <OL>, stylesheets, HTML3, Netscape2.0

Walter Ian Kaye (boo@best.com)
Tue, 14 May 1996 12:03:16 -0700


Message-Id: <v02140b18adbe80368e79@[205.149.180.135]>
Date: Tue, 14 May 1996 12:03:16 -0700
To: Brendan Seaton <bseaton@noc.tor.hookup.net>, www-html@w3.org,
From: boo@best.com (Walter Ian Kaye)
Subject: Re: <OL>, stylesheets, HTML3, Netscape2.0
Cc: tm@rasips2.rasip.etf.hr, bseaton@hookup.net

At 10:15p 05/13/96, Brendan Seaton wrote:
>Mirsad Todorovac <tm@rasips2.rasip.etf.hr> wrote:
>> Is there a way outside of CSS to change numbering style of <OL> elements,
>> and/or bullet style of <UL> elements.
>
>> I've tried with Netscape-2.0, and it fails to render even something that
>> simple as <UL PLAIN> or <MENU> as specified in HTML3 draft (bullets remain).
>
>Internet Explorer does display <MENU> lists without bullets.
>
>Incidentally, <MENU> is part of HTML _2.0_, not 3.0; the unbulleted
>rendering is only a suggestion, however.


(First: there are so many cc'd people on this message I don't know what to
delete safely, so please excuse any duplicates received...)

I have noticed many web pages using <DL><DD> or sometimes <BLOCKQUOTE>
for indenting a block of text. How bad is this usage?

-Walter

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