[whatwg] INS and DEL in lists
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Fri Mar 28 10:07:41 PDT 2008
Dnia 28-03-2008, Pt o godzinie 09:12 -0500, Tab Atkins Jr. pisze:
> >And the original problem can be solved using CSS2;
> >I only wanted to bring a similar example:
> >HTML poorly supports interleaving unrelated markup streams.
> Please, elaborate. The reason this is a problem is because it *can't*
> be well-solved with CSS.
How about <LI CLASS="DEL" >?
> On the other hand, mixing together lists and tables doesn't seem to
> have any good semantic interpretation.
How about bilingual lists that have to be aligned in two columns?
> The reason I objected to that example was because you'd pretty much
> just be jacking the *display* of <ol> for your own purposes, without
> regard to the semantics. If you just want something numbered without
> giving it proper list semantics, hand-number it or use generated
On the other hand, once I have a list, I can put it into a table cell.
Then I translate the list into the neighbouring cell
and I realise that the translations do not align.
According to your recipe,
I have to convert the original list structure to something else,
something that older browsers do not support well.
I feel frustrated about that.
> Now, an objection I can think of is that, if <ins>/<del> around <li>
> is allowed, there's no good reason not to allow it around <tr> or <td>
> either, or even <tbody> for that matter. It would have clear, useful
> semantics, but would likely be a lot more complex. The following link
> shows that every browser parses it differently, and none of them
> actually pay attention to it:
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