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Numbered lists problem

From: Tim Bagot <timothy.bagot@keble.oxford.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 16:06:48 +0000 (GMT)
To: Style Sheet mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.OSF.3.96.980122155901.6839B-100000@sable.ox.ac.uk>
The HTML 4.0 specification (and all previous ones, AFAIAA) sets the
default starting value for ordered lists to 1. CSS 2 does this for all
types except "decimal", which it says starts at 0. I think this should be
changed to 1 to retain consistency.

Alternatively, a new list property could be added, allowing the starting
position to specified explicitly - especially since the HTML "start"
attribute is now deprecated.

Tim Bagot
Received on Thursday, 22 January 1998 11:08:15 UTC

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