Re: HTML Nested Lists

Dave_Raggett <>
From: Dave_Raggett <>
Message-id: <>
Subject: Re: HTML Nested Lists
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 93 10:03:54 BST
Mailer: Elm [revision:]
> Does there need to be infinite nesting support for HTML lists,
> or is 7 nesting levels enough. (sort-of like Headers)

The HTML+ DTD permits infinite nesting, but people are unlikely to want
more than about three levels in practice. Browsers must cater for more
though with a graceful degradation for deeply nested lists.

> Once a decision is made on this I suppose it needs to be written
> into the spec.  (If nested lists ever make it in)

The HTML DTD formally prohibits nested lists.


Dave Raggett