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[whatwg] WA1: <meta> attribute requirements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 16:10:11 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507191609060.26758@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Christoph P?per wrote:
>
> Ian Hickson:
> > The difficulty is in walking the fine line between useful and
> > over-constrained. For example, the fact that <ol></ol> is invalid in HTML4
> > is a real problem.
> 
> Well,
> 
>   <ol><li>This list item will be replaced by a script.</ol>
> 
> is not invalid.

It's also wrong, since that isn't really a list item.


> An empty list doesn't make any sense otherwise, IMHO, so it's
> sensible to require at least one 'li' child.

   <h2>Your todo list:</h2>
   <ol>
   </ol>

...makes sense to me.

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