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Re: HTML heading hierarchy for XHTML [RE-POST]

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 19:35:56 +0100 (GMT Daylight Time)
To: "Marc Rubin, Jay's Island Software Development & Consulting" <html-tidy@mail.com>
cc: html-tidy@w3c.org, html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10003301926090.-330895@hazel.hpl.hp.com>
On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, Marc Rubin, Jay's Island Software Development & Consulting wrote:

> 
> I'd like to preserve the implicit hierarchy of HTML headings
> when converting to XHTML. For example, I'd like to end up with
> this XHTML output:
> 
> <h1>Heading 1 text
> <h2>Heading 2 under heading 1</h2></h1>
> 
> given this HTML input:
> 
> <h1>Heading 1 text</h1>
> <h2>Heading 2 under heading 1</h2>
>
> Would this translation be feasible as an option in Tidy?

I have refined the rule of thumb to treat

  <h1>some text<h1> some more

as 

  <h1>some text</h1>
  some more

but to treat

 <h1>some text<h2> some more</h2>

as 

 <h1>some text</h1>
 <h2>some more</h2>

This will be part of the next release (April)

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> http://www.w3.org/People/Raggett
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