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[Bug 11198] Heading structure(h1-h6) rigidity makes it very hard to reuse content

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Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 18:42:28 +0000
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--- Comment #5 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2010-11-02 18:42:28 UTC ---
The meaning is context-dependent, just like <h> would be.

Again, the only reason <h1> is being used instead of <h> is to avoid creating a
new tag when we have a perfectly good tag for this already.  Yes, the "1" is
irrelevant; one could have use <hx> or <hy> or <h9> (but not any of the
existing h2-h6, since those mean something different at toplevel from what we
want the "heading" tag to mean.

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