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re: OLStyle should be enumeration? LIStyle should be union

From: Chris <chrishe@hmgcc.gsi.gov.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 09:36:59 +0100
Message-ID: <463064AB.9020809@hmgcc.gsi.gov.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org, www-html-editor@w3.org

Once the below change is made, LIStyle should also be changed.
It is also currently a string and could be defined as a union
of ULStyle and OLStyle as described in the documentation tag.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: OLStyle should be enumeration?
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 09:13:34 +0100
From: Chris <chrishe@hmgcc.gsi.gov.uk>
Organization: hmgcc
To: www-html@w3.org

In all the XHTML 1.0 schemas (http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1-schema/)
OLStyle type is defined as a xs:string.  In the documentation, it is
clear that it can only take 5 values.

Why isn't it defined as an enumeration? Is there a reason or is it an

Suggested correction is below:
<xs:simpleType name="OLStyle">
        Ordered list numbering style

        1   arabic numbers      1, 2, 3, ...
        a   lower alpha         a, b, c, ...
        A   upper alpha         A, B, C, ...
        i   lower roman         i, ii, iii, ...
        I   upper roman         I, II, III, ...

        The style is applied to the sequence number which by default
        is reset to 1 for the first list item in an ordered list.
      <xs:restriction base="xs:token">
	<xs:enumeration value="1"/>
	<xs:enumeration value="a"/>
	<xs:enumeration value="A"/>
	<xs:enumeration value="i"/>
	<xs:enumeration value="I"/>



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