Re: Comments on HTML 2.0 document/DTD

"Daniel W. Connolly" <>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 94 11:19:10 EDT
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Subject: Re: Comments on HTML 2.0 document/DTD 
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To: Earl Hood <>
Subject: Re: Comments on HTML 2.0 document/DTD 
In-reply-to: Your message of "Wed, 22 Jun 1994 18:33:28 CDT."
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 1994 10:16:20 -0500
From: "Daniel W. Connolly" <connolly@ulua>

In message <>, Earl Hood writes:
>I noticed that the COMPACT attribute has been removed from the UL and
>OL tags.  What is the reasoning behind this?

No good reason: I never knew COMPACT was an attribute of OL and UL.
Oops! Sure enough, in the draft-iiir-html-01 version, it was!
Hmmm... where did I take it out... Ah... when I changed LI from EMPTY
to being a container, it looks like I accidently deleted this. Good catch!

>  I know Web browsers tend
>to ignore this, but I wish they wouldn't.  And since the COMPACT
>attribute is defined for DL, it seems odd it is not defined for the
>other list types.

True enough.

>BTW, you use <UL COMPACT> in an example in section 4.1.5 of your HTML

Yeah... the examples all need careful scrutinization. I didn't write them,
by the way!

>The document I have is dated June 13, 1994.



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