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Re: Name-value lists

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 21:22:31 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200409152022.i8FKMVR01955@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

> Name-value lists would imho make most sense presented like this:
>    Romeo:  You are like a shrine enclosing a holy relic, and I would be  
> unforgivably
>            uncouth to touch it with my unworthy hand except that I am ready  

I seem to remember that this format (without the :s) was in the original
HTML specifications as an example of DL rendering, but browser implementors
didn't implement it.

You can't do it with CSS1, but you can do it with CSS2, using:

dt: {display: compact}

although it wouldn't suprise me if implementation of this was uncommon.
Received on Thursday, 16 September 2004 06:16:00 UTC

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