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[whatwg] WA1: <meta> attribute requirements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 19:51:43 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507191946020.1857@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Christoph P?per wrote:
> 
> >    <h2>Your todo list:</h2>
> >    <ol>
> >    </ol>
> > 
> > ...makes sense to me.
> 
> Traditionally empty items have been filled with "N/A", "./.", "-", 
> "(empty)", "none" etc. or in this case maybe "nothing to do". It's not 
> like HTML was the first system to reuire items in lists or cells in 
> tables.

But that's a presentation issue. The list is semantically empty, it just 
happens to have "Nothing to do" rendered in its place. IMHO.

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