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Re: Extension spec for hgroup (Was: Re: Getting HTML5 to Recommendation in 2014)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 23:23:56 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vm7A_xkHNt4LXyzoeq4f-gwBHhzn2PyaxfYveMQ1wegKg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "w3c-wai-pf@w3.org" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Sam,

>So my question to you is: could you live with adding this back in?  If not, why not?

OK I got you now, I would happily add back in any references to hgroup
that are expected for continuing parsing support in browsers, it was
not my intention to remove this.

regards
SteveF


On 20 September 2012 23:18, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> On 09/20/2012 04:39 PM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
>>
>> Hi Sam,
>>
>>> This may lead to an unusual place: a name that has parsing behavior but
>>> is not allowed to be used.  This may be unusual but not unprecedented.
>>
>>
>> Am I missing something here or are there not quite a few elements and
>> attributes [1] that have parsing behaviour but are not allowed to be
>> used?
>>
>> [1] http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/obsolete.html#non-conforming-features
>
>
> I can parse that question it two different ways.  Forgive me if I chose to
> answer the one that I want. :-)
>
> You are indeed missing something, hgroup does not appear in the following:
>
> http://www.html5accessibility.com/HTML5extensions/HTML5.html#interfaces
>
> So my question to you is: could you live with adding this back in?  If not,
> why not?
>
> My question to everybody else is: would the resulting draft match what we
> would expect if the portions of hgroup that are "at risk" were removed?  If
> not, what else should be added back in?
>
> If we can agree on this, perhaps we can expedite this by asking Steve to
> produce a github pull request (I can talk you through it Steve if necessary)
> and to issue a CfC on this matter.
>
>
>> regards
>> SteveF
>
>
> - Sam Ruby
>



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Steve Faulkner
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