[whatwg] [WA1] <ol type=a> is semantic

Kornel Lesinski kornel at ideadesigners.com
Wed Oct 12 18:20:03 PDT 2005

On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 22:31:23 +0100, James Graham <jg307 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> Maybe not, but there's a large class of problems for which this would  
> provide a neat solution e.g. a  scientific document ("fig. 15 shows the  
> results  of the numerical calculations described in section 3").

That's another interesting use-case.

Maybe <ref /> should be implemented as CSS property? Then you could use it  
like that:

img {counter: fig; counter-increment: fig;}
ref {content: counter-of( attr(to), fig );}

regards, Kornel Lesinski

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