# [NTG-context] issues with list items

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Wed Jun 25 20:56:36 CEST 2014

Dear list,

I have the following sample (compiled
http://www.ousia.tk/list-items.pdf#page=1):

\showframe\showgrid
\setupbodyfont[pagella,15pt]
\starttext
\chapter{Chapter title}
\section{Section title}
\dorecurse{11}{\dorecurse{10}{Sentence. }\par}

\startitemize
\dorecurse{2}{\item This is an item.}

\item This is an item\footnote{This is a footnote.}.
\stopitemize

\dorecurse{50}{These are other sentences. }
\stoptext

The footnote moves the whole list to the second page. If I remove the
footnote and not the item, the whole list fits in the first page
(http://www.ousia.tk/list-items.pdf#page=3).

Sorry, but as far as I can understand, I’m afraid this is a bug.

ConTeXt is handling list items themselves with widows and orphan rules.
Not the lines they contain, but the items themselves.

I understand that ConTeXt avoids widow and orphan lines within list
items. But it makes no sense (at least, to me) to avoid widow and orphan
list items.

Could someone confirm the bug or explain me what I’m missing?