Re: Ordered Lists

by "Cindy Stanley, SSS WebWorks" <stanleysupport(at)>

 Date:  Sat, 2 Sep 2000 01:54:25 -0400
 To:  "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman(at)>,
  todo: View Thread, Original
From: Frank Boumphrey <bckman(at)>
>I should also have mentioned that you version has the nested ol elements a
>children of li elements, unlike the original, so it should validate unlike
>the original.

"unlike the original" is not the case. The only thing I did w/ the original
document in question was simply highlight the </li>'s and delete them. I did
not add anything, nor restructure any original html.

Cindy K. Stanley

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Cindy Stanley, SSS WebWorks" <stanleysupport(at)>
>To: "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman(at)>; <hwg-techniques(at)>
>> Cindy Stanley wrote:
>> >> <li> is a singleton tag, requiring no closing. The end tag is
>> >> Remove all your </li> and the document will validate under your
>> > >transitional doctype.
>> >>but, it does (validate)... go figure.
>> From: Frank Boumphrey <bckman(at)>
>> >then the validator you are using is wrong.
>> hmmm ... I don't think so, at least not in my opinion :)
>>  >Try using the W3C validator written incidently by an HWG member!
>> "Incidently", that is the only validator *this HWG member* uses. I would
>> have never mentioned it validated, if I hadn't checked w/ the W3C first.
>> <>
>> see for yourself

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