[thelist] Why do we say what we say?

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 10:12:04 CDT 2007

> the "unwanted space in some browsers" is definitely a real issue for
> ie6 (not sure about ie7) with lists.  ie6 will see the carriage return
> after a <li>item</li> line as being a space and put
> margin/padding/whatever between your list items unless you do
> something similar to what you posted.  i've had it happen to me during
> development, and i wish i had a sample laying around i could show you.
>  iirc i solved this through some ie-only css, but the above method
> takes care of it as well.

IE 6 does have issues with whitespace, however I would never have the
closing > on the next line, maybe remove the carriage return
altogether for Lists, although this can generally be resolved by
setting hasLayout on the LI elements.

Ben Morrison

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