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[Bug 13704] Re: The li element (the value attribute) What (other than compatibility with pre-html5 user agents) is the rationale for limiting the value attribute to an integer? The value attribute should be interpreted by user agents as a hint to the user agent about

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Date: Mon, 08 Aug 2011 17:32:03 +0000
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--- Comment #3 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2011-08-08 17:32:03 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> (In reply to comment #1)
> > Yes, the fact that list numbering is actually a vital part of the content in
> > legal documents is important.  The CSS Lists module is addressing this
> > directly, so that you can put the list marker inline with the rest of the
> > content, but still style it as a list marker.
> 
> What would the markup look like for this?  Overall it sounds like a better
> idea, because it has much better fallback for legacy UAs, and it allows markup
> of the item (bold, underline, etc.).

<ol>
  <li><span class=marker>III</span>...</li>
  ...
</ol>
<style>
ol { list-style: none; }
.marker { position: marker; }
</style>

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