Re: Question on DFN

Rob (wlkngowl@unix.asb.com)
Wed, 8 Oct 1997 00:20:34 -0500


Message-Id: <199710080424.AAA05393@unix.asb.com>
From: "Rob" <wlkngowl@unix.asb.com>
To: "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net>, <www-html@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 1997 00:20:34 -0500
CC: www-html@w3.org
In-reply-to: <01bcd27a$3e8b7060$7f1cd9cf@davidp>
Subject: Re: Question on DFN

On  6 Oct 97, "David Perrell" <davidp@earthlink.net> wrote:

> Hakon Lie wrote:
> >  LI { display: inline }
> 
> But then, what happens to the bullets/numbering? The relevant properties
> only apply to display type list-item. By declaring LI to be inline, bullets
> and numbering no longer apply, and the element becomes functionally
> equivalent to SPAN.

Not necessary: (1) This sort of list (2) where items are rendered as a 
continuous paragraph (3) rather than as lines (4) is useful

Also, it tells a user agent (such as a robot) that the information is a 
list of things. (Whether a robot would rate things in a list as more or 
less important is another matter.)

Rob


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