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

Walter Ian Kaye (
Tue, 14 May 1996 12:03:16 -0700

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Date: Tue, 14 May 1996 12:03:16 -0700
To: Brendan Seaton <>,,
From: (Walter Ian Kaye)
Subject: Re: <OL>, stylesheets, HTML3, Netscape2.0

At 10:15p 05/13/96, Brendan Seaton wrote:
>Mirsad Todorovac <> 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?


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