[uf-discuss] Ordered Lists

Dr. Ernie Prabhakar drernie at opendarwin.org
Tue Aug 29 09:58:32 PDT 2006

Hi Paul,

On Aug 29, 2006, at 9:06 AM, Paul Kinlan wrote:

> Hi,
> This is going to sound pretty trivial, and I hope that no one minds me
> asking this.
> I am looking for a way to do "Top 10's".  I don't want to suggest a
> Microformat or anything for this.  But I was wondering if anyone has
> experience in parsing Lists of information.
> My first thought is to make a parser look for OL XHTML elements and
> then work off that, perhaps using the title attribute to determine the
> topic of the ordered list.

Yeah, that absolutely sounds like the right way to go.  I'm not quite  
clear on what you're using 'title' for, though.  Do you have multiple  
lists per page, and need a way to differentiate the title of the list  
from the title of the page?

-- Ernie P.

> Would people be able to suggest other ways they would consider looking
> for ordered information.  i.e do you think that there would be any
> semantic meaning to the posistion of elements in an xoxo formatted
> listing or OPML.
> Kind Regards,
> Paul Kinlan
> http://www.kinlan.co.uk
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