On Tue, 26 Nov 2002, Mark Howells wrote:
> An ordered or unordered list shouldn't be part of a paragraph,
> according to normal typographic rules.
> According to the standard principles of print layout?don't reply with
> "the web isn't print", please!?which have been developed over a very
> long time, a paragraph is a single block of formatted or unformatted
> text. Grammatically, paragraphs should also follow a single theme, with
> each new theme or change of subject necessitating a new paragraph.
"We have several sizes available:
[ ] x-large
[ ] large
[ ] medium
[ ] small
[ ] Kate Moss
as well as long and short sleeves."
"Please be sure to enclose:
1) check for full amount
2) signed permission slip
3) contact information for the weekend"
There are just two examples I came up with in 5 seconds worth of
thought.... I'm sure there are others/better examples... several times I
have been writing and thought that semantically a list would make more
sense as being part of the paragraph that came before it.
<p>Some text here:
and some closing text here.</p>
makes semantic sense to me. The fact that I can make it look like that in
CSS doesn't mean that is the right way to do it.
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