[rfc-i] New List Style - Dictionary

Jim Schaad ietf at augustcellars.com
Wed Jan 1 08:53:56 PST 2014


Foobar is a line that is setup for hanging text
   The second line is indented

Dictionary Word
   The meaning of the word is then explained here.

Currently if you look at the HTML generated, it uses the dictionary layout
from HTML rather than doing the hanging text layout.

Jim


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke at gmx.de]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 01, 2014 8:31 AM
> To: dcrocker at bbiw.net; Jim Schaad; RFC Interest
> Subject: Re: [rfc-i] New List Style - Dictionary
> 
> On 2014-01-01 16:49, Dave Crocker wrote:
> > On 12/31/2013 8:16 AM, Jim Schaad wrote:
> >> I don't like the fact that the current html code turns hanging text
> >> into a dictionary style, however I recognize that there are a great
> >> number of cases where dictionary style makes more sense than hanging
> text.
> >>   Currently this is done by putting a vspace immediately following
> >> the t.  I think it makes more sense to make these two styles of list
> >> separate.
> >
> > I promise that this question about hanging text is not the result of a
> > hang(ing)over...
> >
> >     what is meant by dictionary style rather than hanging text?
> >
> > d/
> 
> Indeed. Naming the mode is the hard part...



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