[uf-discuss] Ordered Lists

Kevin Marks kmarks at technorati.com
Tue Aug 29 11:10:46 PDT 2006

Paul, XOXO is a way to represent (nested) lists using <ol> and <dl> 
that maps well into programming languages - worth a look for what we 
have already done:

On Aug 29, 2006, at 10:11 AM, Paul Kinlan wrote:

> Yeah,  I would like to be able to understand what the list is "about",
> so something like a title would give a good descriptive meaning to
> what the items in the list relate to.
> For instance the title could be "Favorite Films", obviously the LI's
> would then be order of the favorites.
> Title was one of the only attributes that I thought could be used to
> determine what the list is about.  I was also initially thinking about
> putting a class attribute saying something like "positive" or
> "negative" for the ordering of the elements in the list.

This sounds like it may map to hReview's ratings or vote-links, if you 
are storing an attribute for each item.

> It is just that I would like to be able to write a progam that can
> parse lists of information that has a meaning so that I can merge more
> than one list together.
> Obviously OL, LI inferes a kind of semantic meaning, and I could
> already use the OL's without getting everyone to adopt a new format
> such as rel=tag etc.
> I am just looking into ideas and trying to see if people already do
> this kind of thing.

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