Re: [xml2rfc-dev] [Ext] RFC 7991 issue #35: <li> can't contain a block quote

Henrik Levkowetz <henrik@levkowetz.com> Sat, 06 October 2018 16:05 UTC

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Subject: Re: [xml2rfc-dev] [Ext] RFC 7991 issue #35: <li> can't contain a block quote
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On 2018-10-04 08:36, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 10/4/2018 1:20 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>>> The <li> element https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7991#section-2.29 can contain quite a bit of block elements, except <blockquote> (among others I think). Why?
>>>
>>> In v2 xml ones usually works around this by mimicking the layout by abusing another element. Seems strange to do this here as well.
>> 
>> If I remember correctly, the idea was that list items are already indented, and indenting blockquotes in a list item might cause weird output. In retrospect, that doesn't seem like a great argument.
>> 
>> Does anyone still want to prohibit blockquotes in <li>?
> 
> +1 to allow it...

+1

	Henrik