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"style" question - Lists inside paragraphs

From: Stephen Brooks <sb@stephenbrooks.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 23:17:17 +0100
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To: <www-html@w3.org>

Suppose I want to write some things:
1. One
2. Two
3. Three
...in a paragraph, like I just did.  How should I do that in (X)HTML?

My natural impulse was to write a <p> with an <ol> embedded inside, but once 
I started validating my work I found that this was illegal and had to resort 
to an <ol> with a little <p> either side, or _perhaps_ a <div> with an <ol> 
nested inside.  But grammatically this seems a shame as it's really still a 

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