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[Bug 8643] New: Headings out of sequence

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Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 10:26:20 +0000
To: public-html-a11y@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-8643-3290@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8643

           Summary: Headings out of sequence
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/semantics.html#headings-and-
                    sections
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: a11y
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: gez.lemon@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, public-
                    html-a11y@w3.org


The section on headings indicate that it's fine to use headings out of
sequence. This can be problematic to some assistive technology users that
expect headings in the correct order and use them to orientate themselves in
the document. The specification should state that headings are used in order.


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