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   Re: [xml-dev] specialized list construct. suggestions?

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From: "Bob DuCharme" <bobdc@snee.com>

> DocBook offers seven kinds of lists, but none that quite fit this bill: 
> I'm looking for a list with a content model that is a rough equivalent 
> to a <em><li/></em> followed by li+. That is, a list where a processing 
> application is to assume that the first list item is something to be set 
> apart from the others through whatever capabilities a given platform 
> offers. Has anyone ever heard of such an animal in any DTD or schema 
> that might serve as a model for me?

It looks like an instance of the "formal paragraph" pattern, as found in some
regulated texts (military, aerospace, etc):

<!ELEMENT para ( title, p+) >

but formatted as a list. 

Rick Jelliffe


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