[rfc-i] Structure of <li> in v3

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Sun Feb 16 22:36:13 PST 2014


On 2014-02-17 00:56, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Feb 16, 2014, at 3:47 PM, Paul Kyzivat <pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
>
>>> Those are incomplete. The proposals are:
>>>
>>> <li hangtext='foo'>bar</li>
>>> <li><hangtext>foo</hangtext><therest>bar</therest></li>
>>
>> Why not
>>
>> <li><hangtext>foo</hangtext><t>bar</t></li>
>
> Yes, of course. Ignore my second one above.
>
>> But yes, that does increast the burden from 9 to 16 characters.
>>
>>>
>>> For the second, Julian and others expressed a dislike for elements whose content model is both free text and required elements. Thus, the following would not be likely accepted:
>>>
>>> <li><hangtext>foo</hangtext>bar</li>
>>
>>  From a usage perspective I find that more appealing.
>> I somewhat understand the concern. But at least it is just an optional element at the beginning, which seems less bad than allowing the embedding of stuff in the middle of the text.
>
> It works for me too, but it seems to rankle others (unless I'm misunderstanding the concerns they gave earlier).

It does.

And yes, I'll come up with a concrete change proposal; but that does 
require researching current use, re-reading what HTML does, and testing. 
It will take some time.

Best regards, Julian



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