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Re: colours for bullets - this one is simple, works, & addresses

From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 1997 09:00:35 -0400
Message-ID: <33537BF3.474B3F85@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-style@w3.org
Gordon Blackstock wrote:
> After reading and re-reading the HTML 3.2 section on ordered lists I can
> find nothing which indicates that closing an LI element is invalid; it's
> optional, but not invalid. The general statement on lists allows for both
> block and text level items; only headings and addresses are excluded.

You cannot read the specification without reading the DTD. The DTD is
part of the specification. It is the most rigorous and precise part of
it, in fact, so it is surprising that you would "read and reread" the
text when the DTD would make this so clear.

 Paul Prescod
Received on Tuesday, 15 April 1997 10:19:09 GMT

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