[whatwg] INS and DEL in lists

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 14:29:29 PDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 2:44 PM, Keryx Web <webmaster at keryx.se> wrote:

> >
> I'm coming around to the opinion that <dl>, <ul>, and <ol> (and the new list
> elements in html5) should allow a larger set of elements as their direct
> children.  I've been playing around with <hn> within <ul> or <ol> (with the
> intended semantics being that it's a header *for the list*), as it provides
> a nice tight binding that makes it easier to style and move around with CSS.
> I could also use <section> or <div>, of course, but my solution communicates
> exactly the semantics I want and nothing else.
I also have proposed list headers in the past, but that got ignored.

> Being able to wrap <li> (and the equivalents of <dt> and <dd>, etc) in <ins>
> or <del> seems appropriate and useful, at least to authors that actually use
> <ins> and <del>.

Makes sense.

> If we *did* do so, we need to figure out what other elements should be
> allowed within a list.

I like the idea of a list header, maybe <lh>

> ~TJ

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