[whatwg] Request: Explicit grouping within <dl>

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Sat May 26 02:35:43 PDT 2007

On May 26, 2007, at 11:28, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:

> Were such nesting specified and implemented, it would be easier to  
> iterate
> over definitions, and finding the DT given a DD and vice versa  
> would be
> easier (no chance of accidentally leaving the DI).

No, it would actually make it harder, because markup consumers would  
need to support both implicit grouping (been out there for years-- 
can't undo it) *and* explicit grouping.

Besides, iterating over implicitly grouped definitions is from the  
easy end of the spectrum of things that markup consumers might  

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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