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[whatwg] Reverse ordered lists

From: Krzysztof Żelechowski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 19:30:46 +0100
Message-ID: <1201113046.6536.13.camel@a1dmin.vola.spe.com.pl>

Dnia 23-01-2008, ?r o godzinie 17:28 +0000, James Graham pisze:
> The problem that Jonas originally pointed out is that, given browsers do 
> incremental rendering "number of items" is not a known quantity when the list is 
> first rendered. For a pathological example of why this is a problem, imagine a 
> cgi script that just kept spewing out reverse numbered list items, one per 
> second, indefinitely.

This is not specific to lists; any content without incremental rendering
capability would cause this effect.

Chris
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2008 10:30:46 UTC

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