[whatwg] [HTML5] Named start values for lists?

On Jun 27, 2006, at 09:46, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> I recall similar suggestions made on www-html in the past.   
> Something like this could be useful:
> <ol id="part1">
>   <li>Item 1</li>
>   <li>Item 2</li>
>   <li>Item 3</li>
> </ol>
> <ol id="part2" continue="part1">
>   <li>Item 4</li>
>   <li>Item 5</li>
>   <li>Item 6</li>
> </ol>
> However, there are several issues that would need to be addressed:

Hopefully, the issue list adequately demonstrates that the continue  
attribute is way too complicated considering that the old start  
attribute solves the numbering problem in a very pragmatic way.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

Received on Wednesday, 28 June 2006 04:41:15 UTC