TAKAHASHI Masayoshi <maki / inac.co.jp> writes:

> I read ri's data and XML'ed Programming Ruby, and I discovered
> that these XML is a little strange.

No.. the XML is _very_ strange...  :)

> in HTML means
> 
>  <li>one</li>
>  <li>two</li>
>  <li>three</li>,
> 
> and not
> 
>  <li/>one
>  <li/>two
>  <li/>three.
> 
> Why the latter is used in Programming Ruby?

Because I have a problem converting the LaTeX list items into XML. The 
details are scarey, but it isn't always easy to know where one stops
and the next starts (partly because we use a lot of logical markup in
the book). However, I'm slowly working on getting it better.

Dave