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Re: Proposal on html HEADING elements

From: Sebastian Heath <sebastian.heath@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 22:58:48 -0400
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Rather than H0 as the title of a document, perhaps it would be interesting
to allow the 'title' element to appear in the body of a document. Only one
title per document, but either in head or in body.

 The rational is that this would allow authors to adhere to "Don't Repeat
Yourself". As currently constrained by HTML4, I sometimes find myself
repeating the contents of the title element, word-for-word in a h1 or
similar element in the body. That's silly.

 -Sebastian

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Jukka K. Korpela <
jukka.k.korpela@kolumbus.fi> wrote:

> Kaseluris, Nikos wrote:
>
>  H0-element we need for the title of the document INSIDE the
>> body-element. In html5 docs, inside the header-element.
>> The H7-H9-elements we need only in very few cases, but they exist!!!
>>
>
> I support the idea of H7, H8, H9, because such elements are needed when
> extensive material, like a book, is presented as a single HTML document. At
> present, we need to resort to something like <div class="h7">. A
> single-document format for a large book problematic in many ways and hardly
> the best primary format, but as a secondary format, it may well serve people
> who wish to use search facilities, print the material, or convert it to
> other formats.
>
> I don't understand the idea of an H0 element. I have always thought that H1
> is supposed to contain a heading for the entire document, and that's what it
> is typically used for. It is the first-level heading, so what would be the
> zeroth level?
>
> --
> Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
>
>
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