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Re: Headings in lists

From: Jan Roland Eriksson <jrexon@newsguy.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 19:50:15 +0200
To: www-html@w3.org
Cc: "Curtis C. Hovey" <chovey@cox.net>
Message-ID: <d905mu4j9336er7dobr7bdpng1qa9jsbkl@4ax.com>

On 20 Aug 2002 13:16:58 -0400, you wrote:

>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...

The works on an HTML 3.0 spec that died off in mid 90'ies (a couple of
major W3C members knows why that happened) had an <LH> (ListHeader)
element defined for all of the DL, UL and OL list types. [1]

It's amazing in a way to see that it has taken some 7-8 years for the
idea to mature into yet another realistic suggestion.

I support the idea of course, better it comes late than never.

[1] Links of verification...

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