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Re: [XHTML2] Inline list element proposal

From: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2003 07:54:51 -0500
Message-ID: <410-220031229125451765@mindspring.com>
To: "Jens Meiert" <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

> [Original Message]
> From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
> To: <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
> Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
> Date: 12/9/2003 5:35:30 AM
> Subject: Re: [XHTML2] Inline list element proposal
> What is an 'inline level list', please? Since this is no list (not even a
> simple enumeration or at least an asyndeton), there's IMO no need
> for a new element, forcing any artificial semantics.
> And a list is a list ;)

Embedded inside that paragraph of my example is a list,
<label>The Fellowship of The Ring</label>

Right now, if an author wishes to have available that information
in both paragraph and list form, he is required to duplicate the

By choosing appropriate CSS, the author could choose to present 
only the list if for example he provided an alternate stylesheet
that would only present a summary of the information.  Or a UA
could choose to make available a list of lists, named by their labels.
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