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Re: HTML heading hierarchy for XHTML

From: Marc Rubin, Jay's Island Software Development & Consulting <html-tidy@mail.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2000 12:38:38 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <1.5.4.16.20000201103828.610f7bee@mail.com>
To: html-tidy@w3c.org
Actually, nesting plain "div"s seems sufficient in Amaya and in MSIE:

<div>
 <h1>First Order Heading</h1> 
  <p></p> 
  <div>
   <h2>Second Order Heading</h2> 
    <p></p> 
  </div> 
</div> 

Using "id"s (names) might be pretty, but as Jany points out, they make the
structure inconvenient to modify. Retaining the <hN> elements seems useful
for backward compatibility with HTML. 

I'd be interested in hearing why OpenJade might be a better solution, but
Tidy still seems to be appropriate for this variation of HTML-to-XHTML
conversion. Does this seem feasible in the simplified form above?
Marc                              

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