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Re: plan for removing hgroup from spec

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2013 12:06:29 +0100
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To: "public-html-admin@w3.org" <public-html-admin@w3.org>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, "Edward O'Connor (ted@oconnor.cx)" <ted@oconnor.cx>, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Erika Doyle Navara <Erika.Doyle@microsoft.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Hi all,

I plan to do the edits to remove <hgroup> on Monday 8th April, before I
leave on vacation for a week.

any objections?


HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>

On 3 April 2013 10:49, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> as per the chairs decision I plan to remove hgroup from the HTML5 spec.
> It will be made non conforming, but the implemented parsing rules and user
> agent CSS rules will remain (as is usual for obsoleted) elements and add
> advice on how to mark up subheadings/subtitles and the like to the common
> idioms[2] section
> I also plan to do the same as above for HTML 5.1.
> By doing this we can start with a levelish playing field and allow
> interested parties to gather data/define use cases/ do research and create
> extension specs for a feature for identifying subheadings, this may be a
> modified hgroup or something else or maybe nobody comes up with a good
> enough set of use cases/research/data to meet the high bar we should be
> setting for adding an element to HTML and we may decide that providing
> advice on how to mark up subheadings with existing elements is appropriate.
> I have created a bug https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=21563to track discussion, please feedback here or there.
> with regards
> --
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
> <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>
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