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Re: Heading Element Order (h1 to h6)

From: Philip TAYLOR <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 10:19:30 +0000
Message-ID: <47567B32.4030902@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: public-html <public-html@w3.org>

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Hi,
>   The spec should probably require heading levels to be used in the 
> correct order,


  so that a lower level heading must be preceded by a
> higher level heading.

That does not follow.  There is no reason
at all why any author might not wish to
use a sub-title before a title proper.
In most printed books, for example,
the half-title page precedes the
title page proper.  Whilst these are
not directly analogies, there is no
doubt in my mind that <H2> ... </H2>
<H1> ... </H1> can be justified where
it meets the authors intentions and wishes.


> e.g. This should be non-conforming.
> <body> <h6>heading</h6> <h1>heading</h1> </body>
> See also.
> http://www.alistapart.com/comments/previewofhtml5?page=3#23
Received on Wednesday, 5 December 2007 10:19:36 UTC

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