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Re: value attribute for li element

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 17:09:09 +0100
Message-Id: <0C52D4BC-8E26-47FE-83FA-2165B0549C8E@dorward.me.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

On 18 Jul 2007, at 16:46, Steven Pemberton wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Jul 2007 16:22:39 +0200, David Dorward  
> <david@dorward.me.uk> wrote:
>> I'm having trouble finding the definition for the value attribute  
>> for li elements that appears in the XHTML Basic 1.1 Candidate  
>> Recommendation (13 July 2007).

> It's in the driver; search for this bit of text:
> <!-- Add in the value attribute to the li element -->
> %li.qname;
>       value        %Number.datatype;         #IMPLIED

Sorry if I wasn't clear (I had found that bit of the DTD). I'm  
looking for the description of the semantics it conveys. I'm  
*guessing* that its a replacement for the start attribute (since I  
can't think of anything else that a number might be used for in that  
context), but the purpose of attributes should be expressed clearly  
in a specification and shouldn't rely on inferences and guesswork.

David Dorward
Received on Wednesday, 18 July 2007 16:10:37 UTC

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