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Re: Headings in lists

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 10:55:20 -0700
To: Brian V Bonini <b-bonini@cox.net>, "Curtis C. Hovey" <chovey@cox.net>, www-html <www-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <B987D098.156CB%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>

Why not <caption> instead of <h>?

After all, a list is in many ways a one-dimensional table.  In fact some
"lists" are even called "tables", e.g. a "Table of Contents" is really a
hierarchical list.

Tantek

(Just posing the question - I do agree with the sentiment that a separate
<name> element is probably unnecessary.)

On 8/20/02 10:28 AM, "Brian V Bonini" <b-bonini@cox.net> wrote:

> 
> Me three...
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org]On Behalf
>> Of Curtis C. Hovey
>> Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 1:17 PM
>> To: www-html
>> Subject: Headings in lists
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> I second the motion to use <h> instead of <name> to name a list.
>> 
>> I believe ALL lists (ol, ul, dl, nav) should support it.  I've be asked
>> to put headings in list for years, and to satisfy my employers I've
>> resorted to this:
>> 
>> <ul>
>> <b>Highlights</b>
>> <li>In exciting beige</li>
>> <li>Square case doesn't roll</li>
>> <li>Large size is easier to find</li>
>> </ul>
>> 
>> Since authors and editor do name their lists, a heading element would
>> let me create valid content that my employers will agree to:
>> 
>> <ul>
>> <h>Highlights</h>
>> <li>In exciting beige</li>
>> <li>Square case doesn't roll</li>
>> <li>Large size is easier to find</li>
>> </ul>
>> 
>> -- 
>> __C U R T I S  C. H O V E Y__________________
>> chovey@cox.net
>> No matter where you go...there you are
>> 
> 
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