[rfc-i] Supporting both ease-of-entry and un-labeled list items in v3

Paul Kyzivat pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
Thu Feb 13 12:21:33 PST 2014


On 2/13/14 2:25 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2014-02-13 19:57, Riccardo Bernardini wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>          <li>This is the second element with a bullet.
>>>>             <t/>This is part of the second element,
>>>>             but it does not have a bullet</li>
>>>>
>>>> as well :-)
>>>
>>> But that's just not valid XML, so it's not a problem (as long as the
>>> tools require strict XML).
>>>
>>
>> Are you sure? I do not use XML every day, but it seems to me that it
>> is an <li> node that include some text, an empty <t> node and other
>> text.   I do not have XML specs at hand, so I cannot check, but if I
>> remember correctly, this is legal.
>
> Exactly.

While legal, it's ugly! It is more or less like the <vspace> hack.
(And, is <t/> equivalent to <vspace blankLines='1'/> or <vspace 
blankLines='0'/>?)

Certainly doesn't seem like the preferred way to accomplish the end.

	Thanks,
	Paul


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