[thelist] Compact definition list

rudy rudy937 at rogers.com
Sat Oct 11 15:49:40 CDT 2003

> I'm not sure if using a <br> is too hackish/ugly or there's a
> better CSS way. IIRC, <br> is not deprecated or recommended
> against, but i could be wrong

do not use BR in source which is already properly marked up

it is, indeed, hackish and ugly

and speaking of ugly, what's so wrong with the default presentation of
definition lists that it requires "compacting"?

white space is helpful, and running the dt and dd onto the same line makes
the definition list harder to read

here's what i use:

  dt { margin-top: 2em; font-weight: bold; }


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